Jean A. DeCarlo

Jean A. DeCarlo, 79, of 1615 E. Somo Avenue, Tomahawk, passed away peacefully Friday, Jan. 22, 2021 at her home.

Jean was born June 27, 1941 in Ironwood, Mich., to James and Rose (DeDiana) Gerry. She grew up in the Hurley area and married Charles M DeCarlo on May 23, 1964 in Eau Claire, Wis. Chuck and Jean spent 31 years in the Wausau area. She spent many years as a teacher’s aide at John Muir Middle School. Following retirement, they spent 18 years in the Manitowish Waters area before moving to the Tomahawk area in 2013. Jean was a voracious reader. She loved her family and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Surviving Jean DeCarlo is her husband, Chuck; three children, Nicole (Chris) Miller of Tomahawk; Paul (Asagay) DeCarlo of Andover, Minn.; and Steve (Kathy) DeCarlo of Freedom, Wis. She is further survived by a sister, Bernadine Blise of Hurley, eight grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Jean was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Sandra Saari.

In accordance with Jeans wishes, her life will be celebrated privately. Krueger Family Funeral and Cremation Services, Tomahawk, is caring for the family. You may view the obituary and share online condolences at

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