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Janet M. Klee (Farmer), 77, a longtime Mentor resident passed away January 2, 2018 at University Hospital in Cleveland. She was born October 19, 1940 in Perry, OH.

Mrs. Klee enjoyed a 25 year career as a Nursing Supervisor at the Cleveland Clinic where she was also instrumental in launching the "Nurse On Call" program. She remained active in retirement and developed "Chrysalis", an innovative suicide survivor support program in Lake County. Janet enjoyed spending time with family and friends, adored her grandchildren and was an avid dog lover. She remained active in her community and church throughout her life.

Survivors are her children, Michael Farmer, Kathy Farmer, Jeffrey (Maryann) Farmer and Patrick Farmer; grandchildren, Jeffrey, Samantha, Sean, and Erin Farmer and Jacklyn and Cole Stitt; and 2 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her step children, Kim Klee-Connors, Karen (Edward) Valaitis, Kevin (Anna) Klee, Kenneth (Shannon) Klee, Kelley (David) Wallie; Ten grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her 1st husband, Robert Farmer; 2nd husband Geral "Jerry" Klee; parents, George and Mabel Putka; and her brother, David Putka.

The family will receive friends from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, January 7, 2018 at the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060. A funeral service in honor of Janet will be held 10 a.m. Monday, January 8, 2018 at the funeral home. Interment will be at Mentor Cemetery, Mentor. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Lake Humane Society 7564 Tyler Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060.

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