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Janice M. Kleman PDF Print
Monday, April 01, 2013 2:48 PM

July 12, 1930-March 29, 2013

Janice M. Kleman, 82, of Fort Jennings, died 7:20 p.m. Friday at Vancrest Healthcare Center in Delphos, surrounded by her loving family.

She was born July 12, 1930 in Hamler, to Edward and Agnes (Okuley) Collins, who preceded her in death.

On June 24, 1950, she married James W. Kleman, who survives in Fort Jennings.

Also surviving are her children, Gary (Rhonda) Kleman, Terry (Judy) Kleman and Diane (Garry) Stennett of Fort Jennings, Dave (Cheryl) Kleman of Ottoville, Kevin (Carol) Kleman of Ludlow Falls, Kim (Kent) McCracken of Delphos, Keith (Misty) Kleman of Celina and Monte (Kate) Kleman of Herndon, Va.; 31 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a sister, Juanita Arend of Archbold; and a brother: Dale Gerschutz of Smithville, Mo.

She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Katherine.

Mrs. Kleman retired as an accountant with First Federal Savings and Loan, Lima. Before beginning her job there, she had previously worked for the Black Angus, Kalida. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Jennings.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Jennings, the Rev. Charles Obinwa officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, where a scripture service will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed at


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