February 26, 1927 - March 15, 2020
Jean Eloise Kalb, age 93, of Chatfield, Ohio, passed away Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Heartland Nursing Home in Bucyrus, Ohio. She was born February 26, 1927 in Stoneham, MA to the late Clarence and Coral (Beers) Weidemaier. She grew up on the family farm and graduated from Martel High School. After WW II, she met Harold Kalb and they were married in 1948. Over the years, Jean has worked at Leonharts Gas & Oil in Tiro, the C.E. White Company and Green's IGA in New Washington. Jean also traveled to Paris, the Riviera, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, and Luxembourg to visit family. She loved baking, reading books, working outside in her flower garden, feeding the birds, caring for her pet cat "Tommy", who was a great companion and most of all, Jean so loved and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by daughter, Janet (Andrew) Kaple of New Washington; 2 sons, Larry Kalb of Bellingham, WA and Roger Kalb of Naples, FL; 7 grandchildren, Matt Kaple, Ted (Tamara) Kaple, Jessica Beskur, Jacqueline (Curt) Carver, Kristopher Casey ( Karissa) Kalb, Stefan (Amy Cook fiance') Kalb and Johann Kalb; 5 great grandchildren, Claire Kaple, Drew Kaple, Emma Kaple, Ryan Carver and Isabella Beskur.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Kalb, parents, Clarence and Coral Weidemaier and sister, Martha (Donald) Wilson.
There will be no calling hours or funeral at this time but there will be a memorial service at a later date. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com.