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Jo-Ellen (Jody) Klein 69, of Midland, went to be with the Lord peacefully on March 15th, 2019 at the MidMichigan Medical Center with family by her side. She was born September 16th 1949 to Robert and Nada (Heppner) Keeley.

Jody graduated Midland High School in 1967 and graduated Nursing school at Alma College in 1974. She had a passion for helping people and loved her job so much.

Jody is survived by her children; Cheryl Klein, Josh Klein, Taryn (Matt) Suderman, Mark Klein, Stacy (Robert) Stacy, and Gabrielle Klein, (15) grandchildren; Stephen Bornheimer, Brittany (Kyron) Tryon, John Bornheimer Jr, Caleb Klein, Hayley Klein, Payton Suderman, Brayden Suderman, Madalynne Suderman, Nathan Klein, Abbigayle Stacy, Ryan Stacy, Maddisen Klein, William Zablocki, Dashjan Curney and Dante Penn, (4) great-grandchildren; Addison Tryon, Adrian Tryon, Josephine Bornheimer and Karis Bornheimer, as well as her parents, Robert and Nada (Heppner) Keeley and two sisters, Christy (Oscar) O’dell and Vickie (John) Blizzard.

Jody was predeceased by her daughter, Gina (John) Bornheimer and son, William Colosky.

A Funeral Service will be held at Nease Nazarene Church, 5315 Isabella St, Midland on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm. Friends may visit with the family at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, Midland,  on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 from 4-7 pm and at the church on Wednesday from 12 Noon until the time of service. Burial will take place following at Midland City Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the family in her memory.

On line condolences may be left at smithminer.com.


Condolence Messages

  1. Emily A Beach

    18 March 2019 2 years ago

    I’m very sorry for.your loss.

  2. Jenifer foster

    18 March 2019 2 years ago

    Jody will be missed greatly. I met her thru her neice stephanie. We sold tupperware together for a bit. We bacame good friends. Prayers for the family.

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