John Howard Carle, 64, of Marissa, IL, born August 10, 1950 in Oakdale, IL, passed away while on holiday in Caye Caulker, Belize. Mr. Carle was a devoted family man and an avid motorcyclist who enjoyed going on rides with family and friends. He also had a particular fondness for black jelly beans.
He was preceded in death by his father; Howard M. Carle; and a granddaughter, Ashley Gallagher.
John is survived by his loving wife, Evelyn “Marie”, nee Cahoon, Carle, who he married July 5, 1969 in Dupo, IL; his mother Vera, nee Schmalzired, Carle of Tilden, IL; his children; Jonathan (Jeannie) Carle of Belmopan, Belize, Tracy (Michael) Calbreath of Marissa, IL, and Ellen (Dereke) Powers of Pontoon Beach, IL; 2 sisters; Kathy Mines of Tilden, IL and Alice Mines of Marissa, IL, 3 brothers; Danny Rook of Memphis, TN, Rick Carle of Ewing, IL and Michael Carle of Lenzburg, IL 6 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild and other relatives and friends.
Condolences to the family may be expressed online at www.heilschuessler.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family.
Visitation Times: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Philip Easton officiating. The family encourages those coming for the funeral to wear casual attire to help fulfill John’s wishes to keep things informal.
Interment: Burial will be held at the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.