Jerry L. Carlson

April 18, 1944 ~ March 3, 2022 (age 77)


Jerry L. Carlson 77, Deedsville, Indiana, passed away at 9:42 P.M. Thursday, March 3, 2022, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana.

He was born on April 18, 1944, in Kewanna, Indiana, the son of Francis T. “Swede” and Martha Jean (Stretch) Carlson. On January 10, 1965, at the Deedsville United Methodist Church, he married Kathy Ann See. She preceded him in death on September 7, 2019.

Jerry had worked for Sealed Power, Rochester, Indiana, for many years and retired from North Miami Schools, Denver, Indiana. He served as Union Township Trustee for over forty years and worked part-time at North Miami Schools as a groundskeeper. He enjoyed spending his time with his grandchildren, loved to watch sports, and mowing.

Survivors include his daughters, Kelly (Rod) Roth, Macy, Indiana; Kandy Barker, Deedsville, Indiana; and Sarah (Dustin) Sisk, Peru, Indiana; grandchildren, Josh (Candace) Roth, Noblesville, Indiana; Zac Roth, Holly Springs, North Carolina; Aaron (Jessica) Barker, Southport, Indiana; Austin (Abby) Barker, Wabash, Indiana; Saylor Belle Sisk, Peru, Indiana; Daxton Sisk, Peru, Indiana; great-grandchildren, Willa Barker, Camden Barker, and Colton Barker, all of Southport, Indiana; Bremynn and Beckett Barker, Wabash, Indiana; Baker Roth, Noblesville, Indiana; brothers, Dennis (Mary) Carlson, Rochester, Indiana; Kent (Liz) Carlson, Rochester, Indiana; Keith (Chris) Carlson, Akron, Indiana; Kevin Carlson, Fort Wayne, Indiana; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Lori Kay Carlson.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, with Pastor Bill Babb officiating. Burial will be in the Deedsville Odd Fellows Cemetery. Friends may visit from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the North Miami Warrior Football Alumni Club. Online condolences may be expressed at

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March 8, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W State Rd. 16, Post Office Box 248
Denver, IN 46926

Funeral Service
March 9, 2022

10:30 AM
McClain Funeral Home
3500 W State Rd. 16, Post Office Box 248
Denver, IN 46926

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