KLATT, Jewell Etta

It is with  great sadness that we announce Jewell Etta Klatt, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2021, at the age of 84.

Jewell  was born July 10, 1937 in Donalda, AB to Earl Dewitt McIntyre and Edna Muriel Barnes and later adopted by Duncan McColman

She will be warmly remembered by her seven sons, Brian (Lois), Darrell, Randy (Miriam), Tim (Hazel),  Perry (Vi), Donald (Sherrie) and Steven (Shelley) along with numerous Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Jewell met and married Harry McElwain in 1957 and started her  family  in Calgary.  Jewell later moved to Edmonton where she worked as a bank teller and waitress for many years.   Jewell later met and married Ronald Klatt in 1976 and they further expanded their family to include Steven her youngest son in 1980.  One of Jewell’s greatest talents was taking in the many foster children who she and Ron nurtured and helped for many years and was very involved in the Foster Parent’s Association.   Jewell has been the heart of the family all along with her tremendous love and compassion.

A viewing was held on Saturday, July 31, 2021 between 1 and 3 pm at Serenity Funeral Service, 5311 – 91 Street Edmonton.

A Celebration of Life to be held on Saturday, September 18th at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church 11223 – 51 Avenue at 11:00 a.m. followed by a light lunch in the Church Hall.


Serenity Funeral Service (South) 780-450-0101

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Shandi Guardado

Dear Grandma Jewell you will be missed dearly I will forever remember the times spent with you and the times you came to Calgary! I have the quilt you made me on my couch it won’t move it will stay there rest in heavenly peace Grandma love you always your oldest Grandchild Shandi

Shelley Broom

Please accept my condolences for the loss of your mom. Jewell was such a beautiful person and much admired. The memories of her will always be in my heart. I’ll be thinking about you all.

Heather Symington

On behalf of the Symington Family in Calgary, we share your sorrow in the loss of “Jewell” your precious mother (in-law), grandma, and great grandma….Sending our thought’s & prayer’s to you “all”…..May she rest peacefully now. Love, Pearl, Laurie, Vince, and Heather., (& extended family)…..God Bless……

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