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Anne (Kohlbrenner) Day

Day, Anne (Kohlbrenner) SAN DIEGO -- Anne Kohlbrenner Day passed away peacefully on March 9, 2013. Born and raised in South Bend, Indiana, Anne was the daughter of Dr. Bernard J. Kohlbrenner and Elizabeth McFarland Kohlbrenner. Anne had two sisters, Margie (Peter Kress) and Mary (Paul Egelhaaf) and one brother, Phil (Nancy). On September 5, 1953, Anne married the love of her life, Dr. Thomas B. Day, at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on the campus of The University of Notre Dame. Tom and Anne lived at times in Ithaca, New York; Silver Spring, Maryland; and San Diego, California. They moved to San Diego in 1978 when Tom was appointed President of San Diego State University. Anne was the beloved mother of nine children: Erica Lane (Maurice), Monica Berenter (Dr. Jay), Dr. Mark Day (Joyce), Kevin Day (Randall Posorek), Sara Day (Tom Occhetti), Dr. Timothy Day (Krista), Jonathan Day (Jamie Ward ), Patrick Day (Marianne) and Adam Day (Suzi). Anne was also the beloved grandmother of 16 and great-grandmother of 8. Anne was very active in the SDSU Women's Association and had a 50-plus year connection to the Girl Scouts of America. A private family service is planned. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Anne's name to the of San Diego or to the Girl Scouts of America.


Published in U-T San Diego on Mar. 17, 2013
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