Jack Leroy Klawitter

October 27, 1922May 17, 2018

Jack Leroy Klawitter, 95, returned to his heavenly home on May 17, 2018. His devotion to family and firm belief in God supported him in life and ultimately gave him peace. He was born in Elkhart, Indiana on October 27, 1922, to Herman Alvin Klawitter and Elizabeth Louise (Weiss) Klawitter. Jack attended Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. He enlisted in the US Army during WWII and served in the European Theater. He was a member of The Church of Aurora, in Aurora, Ohio. Jack was blessed with a loving family. He married the late Joan Marie Ganey on September 15, 1951 in Buffalo, New York. Together they are the proud parents of three children. He is survived by his children, David (Malinda) Klawitter, Mary Jill (Klawitter) Harris and Carolyn Ann Klawitter; grandchildren, Kyle Anne Klawitter, Nicholas Carl Klawitter, Alexandra Lee Klawitter and Caitlin Marie Harris; great grandchildren, Jack Anthony Klawitter and Benjamin Levi Klawitter. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, parents and brother, Richard Martin Klawitter. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, May 23rd at the United Methodist Church, 72 Church St, Alexandria, Ohio 43001. Friends and family may gather for visitation 10-11 AM, one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery, Alexandria, Ohio. While the family respectfully declines flowers, donations in Jack’s honor are encouraged to American Heart Association. Prayers, condolences and memories are also gladly and graciously accepted. CROUSE-KAUBER-FRALEY FUNERAL HOME is honored to serve the family.


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Jack Leroy Klawitter

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American Heart Association

May 21, 2018

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

Herb Guyer-Sharfenaker USMC

May 21, 2018

God Bless/RIP. A heartfelt Thank YOU, Jack for your service in WWII, in Europe. The USA would NOT be as it is today. I treasure the freedoms for which YOU fought... And Semper Fi.. Soldier.