Jerome “Jerry” Klems, 82, passed away on February 5, 2021. Beloved husband of Mary F. Klems (nee Shouse) of 60 years and four months. Loving father of Jerome E. (the late Sheila Pennington) Klems, John H. (Kathy O’Connor) Klems and Mary Ellen (Chad Kammer) Klems. Dear grandfather of Donny R. Deaton, Jr., Brandon (girlfriend Heather Jones) Deaton, Jacob Klems, Andrew (Fiancé Savannah Giffin) Deaton and Zachary Deaton. Jerry was a 1956 graduate of Purcell High School, a passed Grand Knight of the Norwood Knights of Columbus Council #1162 and a 4th Degree Knight of the Assembly. Family and friends my visit Thursday, February 11, 2021 from 4:00 PM until time of reflection at 7:00 PM. Graveside service will be Friday, February 12, 2021 at 11:30 AM at Gate of Heaven Cemetery Chapel, 11000 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45249. In lieu of flowers, family asks contributions to be used to offset funeral expenses.
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