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John Howard Carle
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“I am very sorry for your family's loss. I know your great faith and good memories will help sustain you. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Lori Mavers Schneider - Paderborn, IL

“Uncle John, You will be greatly missed. Going to family get together so will not be the same without your presence. Aunt Marie, tracy, Ellen and...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Bobbiejo perry - st. Louis, MO

“We were truly shocked and deeply saddened when Ricky told us of this tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, including John's mother...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: Mr & Mrs Jim Schroeder, Sr & family - FL

“I wish you well John, where ever you may be. May your journey be a wonderful one. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Ernest Presley - Marissa, IL

“We will miss you John.You were a good firend and neighbor. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Ernie+Peggy Presley - Marissa, IL

“Ellen,Tracy and Marie,Expressing our deepest heartfelt sympathy during this time of your loss. Cherish all the beautiful memories and the love you...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Kellie and Jeffrey Powers - IL

“Since I am little and I cannot write, Ill have my nanny do this right. I know I will not remember much, but mom and dad will keep me in touch. With...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Aiden Powers - Pontoon Beach, IL

“Leave a condolence or a memory.I am so sorry to hear about John. Your family will be in my Prayers. God be with you. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Marilyn Lea - summerville, GA

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

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.