Resident of Los Altos and Cupertino Jean Ehret passed away peacefully August 17, 2018 at the age of 99. The former Jean Marie Schanke was born November 13, 1918 in Mason City, Iowa and grew up in Minneapolis. Her father and mother were William Schanke and M. Jean Schanke, and her brothers were E. Wilkie Schanke and Robert Schanke (Alice), all of whom she survived. Jean will be missed very much by her children, Steven Ehret (Maurya) of San Jose, Nancy Lutton of Prospect Heights, IL, and John Ehret (Janelle) of Arnold, and by her grandchildren, Jeremy Ehret (Jessica Bertram) of Aurora, CO and Veronica Ehret of Oakland. Jean earned her B.A. in Music and her B.S. in Education at the University of Minnesota and later joined the faculty. She taught piano and was the accompanist to several student music groups. She has awarded a music scholarship fund to the university.