The Ottumwa Courier

December 2, 2013

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Ottumwa Courier

---- — BLOOMFIELD — Jerry Cyrus Carlo, 84 of Bloomfield, formerly of Ottumwa, passed away Nov. 16, 2013, at Bloomfield Care Center with his family by his side.

Jerry C. Carlo was born Dec. 13, 1928, in Hiteman to Sanford and Mary(Smead) Carlo.

Jerry retired from John Deere at age 47. He also had been employed by Ottumwa Transit after retirement driving a school bus for Cardinal Community Schools in Eldon.

Jerry was an avid Iowa Hawkeyes fan and loved baseball, though his greatest passion was spending time with his family along with fishing on the river.

He is survived by his son, Tim C. Carl of Keosauqua; and two daughters, Ellen A. (Mark) McKeel of Windsor, Wis. and Kristi K. Applegate of Fairfield; John (Leila) Carlo of Ottumwa and Bob (Rose) Carlo of Ely; and a niece, Betty Seddon of Eddyville. Jerry also leaves behind his eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and his best friend, Eva Jones.

Jerry's wife, Margaret "Monny"(Wentworth) Carlo preceded him in death on March 31, 2011. Jerry had five brothers and six sisters, and they all preceded Jerry in death except for John and Bob.

The body has been cremated and services will be planned for Jerry and Margaret at a later date.

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