- April 11, 1933 - March 28, 2017
- New Orleans, Louisiana
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Katherine Elizabeth Jente Siebel passed away on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at the age of 83.
Daughter of the late Dr. Richard Jente and Frances Hucke Jente. Devoted wife of the late Dr. Mathias P. Siebel.
Kay received her B.A. in music from the University of North Carolina and her Masters degree in music at Boston University. She was a resident of Kenner since 1979. She retired as a piano teacher from Katherine Siebel Piano Studio. Kay was a dedicated member of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church and an integral member of the choir. She was a former officer in the Metairie Music Club, a member of the New Orleans Music Club as well as the American Guild of Organists. Kay was an enthusiastic birder and was a long time active member of Crescent Bird Club.
Kay is survived by her nephew Richard Leonard Jente and niece Madeline Katherine Bowers of St. Louis, MO and their children and grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, Metairie to benefit the music of the church.
Friends are invited to attend the Memorial Service at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church, 3412 Haring Rd. Metairie, LA 70006 on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. with visitation beginning at 1:00 p.m.
The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories and condolences online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com .