Obituary of Mary Jean Miller
Miller (O’Reilly) Mary Jean, age 90 of Mahtomedi. Born June 26, 1933, passed away November 15, 2023. 1951 graduate of Goodhue High School. Graduate of Winona State and St. Thomas Universities. Mary began teaching elementary education at Mahtomedi in 1953 and retired in 1996 but continued substituting for several years. She was named Mahtomedi Teacher of the Year in 1996. Mary was an award-winning quilter and also enjoyed Bridge, Red Hats, sunbathing and giving guided tours of Mahtomedi to new teachers. Preceded in death by husband of 65 years Fred “Bud” Miller, grandson Brandon Miller and parents Bill and Edna O’Reilly. She is survived by sons Michael (Shelly), Patrick (Carol) and Kevin (Xiuxiu); grandchildren Kaleigh, Allie, Wyatt, Keegan, Ryan, Reese and SuChang; siblings Jack (Pat) O’Reilly, Bill (Judy) O’Reilly and Kay Gainey, many nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial on Friday December 15 at 11:00 am, visitation 1 hour prior, at St. Jude of the Lake, 700 Mahtomedi Ave, Mahtomedi, MN. Interment Acacia Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to donors choice.