Jeremy Kale Clark-Fortsch, 41, went to be with Jesus on Wednesday, November 16th, 2022.
Kale was born in Oklahoma City, OK to Gary Clark and Dereen Clark (Horne). In 1991 Kale was adopted by his dad Matthew Fortsch. Kale met the love of his life in December of 1998 and somehow won her over. On August 16th, 2003, Kale married Jessica Clark-Fortsch (Stephanek). Kale is the father of four amazing kids Kaleigh 22, Tanner 15, Jersey 15, and Charlee 5. Kale’s main goal in life was to provide for his family. Kale worked hard as a maintenance technician at Dogwood Energy for over a decade. Kale loved sports especially baseball and cornhole. Kale was preceded in death by his father Gary Clark; his grandparents Claudia Pierce, Charles Fortsch, Dorothy Fortsch, Roger Horne Sr, and Paul Hall, his aunts Luretta Murray, and Lynne Horne. Kale leaves behind his loving wife of 19 years Jessica Clark-Fortsch, his four children Kaleigh, Tanner, Jersey, and Charlee Clark-Fortsch. His mama Dereen Fortsch, dad Matthew Fortsch; his mother and father-in-law, Bob Stephanek, Brenda Stephanek; his two brothers David Fortsch (Stephanie, Faylynn, Alexander, Issabella, Torianne, Hudson), Brent Clark (Jennifer, Odin); his brother and sister-in-law Justin Stephanek and Kandus Stephanek (Jacob, Kadin); his grandparents Donna Horne, Gene Clark and Carol Hall; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Kale loves his God and faithfully served at LSF and Summit Park Church.
Services will be held at 6pm Tuesday, November 22nd, 2022 at Summit Park Church 425 SW Oldham Pkwy Lee’s Summit, MO.
The family would like to invite friends and family for visitation from 3pm to 5:30pm. Family also invites stories, memories, and prayers.