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John Hayes Reese

July 4, 1931 November 2, 2018
John Hayes Reese
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Obituary for John Hayes Reese

John Hayes Reese of Denver, Colorado; born July 4, 1931 Royse City, Texas, passed away peace-fully at his home surrounded by loved ones November 2, 2018.

John is survived by Tania, loving wife and best friend of 33 years; daughter Linda (Nester); son John Michael (Lorna); and amazing grandchildren Katrina, Natalie, Sean, and Jared.

Predeceased by sister Mary, first wife Mary Anne, and youngest son David.

John so enjoyed the grandeur of Colorado’s mountains he accepted a teaching position at DU College of Law, sight unseen -- he stayed for 44 years.

A memorial of his life is planned early in the new year at the University of Denver. John is remembered by all as a kind, loving and gentle friend.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, PLEASE CONSIDER DONATIONS TO: Rocky Mountain Feline Rescue; Reese Evening Student Scholarship at DU Law or to Pancreatic Cancer Research

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4:30 PM 12/6/2018 4:30:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/6/2018 7:00:00 PM
Cherry Hills III Clubhouse

2800 South University Blvd.
Denver, Colorado 80210

CELEBRATION OF JOHN'S LONG LIFE with STORY SHARING at 6:00 PM and a surprise ending... YOU MUST RSVP - STRICT SECURITY - (303) 691-6126

Cherry Hills III Clubhouse
2800 South University Blvd. Denver 80210 Colorado
United States

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