Jan Woodward Klair
October 12, 1939 - February 14, 2018
Jan Woodward Klair, age 78, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, February 14, 2018, surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Wilmington, DE on October 12, 1939, he was the son of the late Ralph and Hazel Klair. Jan served in the US Navy and then dedicated his career as a talented photographer.
A friend to his local community, he umpired for the Babe Ruth Little League in Newark and was frequently requested to photograph sporting events at University of Delaware. Jan was also a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church, American Legion Post #10 in Newark and Brandywine Motor Sports Club. Above all, he was a beloved husband, brother, father and grandfather.
Jan is survived by his beloved wife of 35 years, Donna L. (Meyer) Klair; daughter, Alexis L. Brookens (Chris) of Bear; son, Jon E. Klair of Newark; sister, Erica Wool of Newark; and granddaughters, Maddie and Cora.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am. A committal service will be held at 10 am on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 in the chapel of Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jan’s honor to Compassionate Care Hospice, 248 E. Chestnut Hill Rd., Suite 4, Newark, DE 19713.