Reher, Jeanné Marie Age 94 of Saint Paul. Passed away September 10, 2018. Preceded in death by her husband, Roy Hayden; children, Gregory Reher and Judith Sainte Croix; son-in-law, Jonathan Collins; 9 siblings. Survived by daughters, Sharon (Gerhardt) Zimmermann, Sandy (J Michael Lewis) Collins, Jacquelyn (Philip Bales) Reher and Cathryn (Timothy Eclov) Reher; Judith's partner, Marcelo Mella; 9 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren. Jeanné had an insatiable desire for learning and valued sharing her knowledge with others. She had a strong commitment to the arts and education, further fueled by her graduate studies. As an inspired, life-long piano teacher Jeanné captivated young students and instilled in them a love of music. Her greatest joy, though, came from performing with her tenor husband Roy. They shared their talent with family and friends for over 60 years. She was his devoted accompanist and musical partner. Jeanné appreciated things of beauty, especially gardens, trees, and poetry. Her life will be celebrated on Friday, September 14 with a 10AM gathering and 11AM service with lunch to follow at HOLCOMB-HENRY-BOOM-PURCELL, 515 Hwy 96 W., Shoreview. Interment at Fort Snelling. Memorials preferred to MacPhail Center for Music. 651.482.7606

Published on September 12, 2018

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