Jayne Lynette Klatt was born in Tiffin, Ohio on September 15, 1971. She was the fourth of five children born from the union of the late Harold and Jeanette (Wood) Klatt. Jayne earned her Medical Assistant Certification in Florida, but she was mostly a homemaker. She married Tony Cortes and from this union came the birth of two daughters: Misty and Meagan. She later was blessed with daughter: Taylor from Dave Lindermuth, and a son: Jayden from Mike Ellis.
Jayne loved the company of others, and having a good time. She was an excellent pool player and had enjoyed participating in several leagues over the years at the Monroe Eagles. Jayne also enjoyed playing bingo and cards. She was a Florida State Champion in Foosball. Jayne was very passionate, and she liked to fight first and ask question later. In her spare time Jayne challenged her mind by completing crossword puzzles.
Jayne age 40 of Deerfield passed away at 9:30pm, Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at home. She had been under the care and compassion of Hospice of Lenawee. In addition to her father on May 13, 1990 her passing was preceded by grandparents: Otto and Elsie Klatt and Kemp and Rosella Wood; brother-in-law: Sam Moser; two nephews: Sam and Steve Moser; and several aunts and uncles including: Ben Wood.
To cherish her memory she leaves four children: Misty and Meagan Cortes of West Palm Beach, Florida, Taylor Lindermuth of Foley, Alabama, and Jayden Klatt of West Palm Beach, Florida; two sisters: Dee Moser of Deerfield and Judy Walton of Chesterfield, Michigan; two brothers: Doug Klatt of Deerfield and Dennis Klatt of Toledo; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews, and many friends in Florida.
Friends may gather from 2:00pm until 8:00pm, Sunday, September 25, 2011 at Merkle Funeral Service, 2442 North Monroe Street (734) 384-5185. She will lie-in-state from 4:00pm until a Celebration of Her Life at 5:00pm, Monday, September 26, 2011 at the Petersburg Lower Light Church, 326 Elm Street. The Rev. David Voss and the Rev. David Linville will co-officiate. A meal will follow in Jayne’s honor for all those in attendance at the Petersburg Lower Light Camp Dining Hall.
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