Jane Marie Cardarella

Jane Marie Cardarella

MCFARLAND-Jane Marie Cardarella, age 63, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017.

She was born on Oct. 13, 1954, in Richland Center, the daughter of Vernon and Wilda (Scholl) Perkins. The family moved to Black Earth in 1964. Jane graduated with the class of 1973 from Wisconsin Heights High School. Later, she went to Madison Business College.

Jane married Robert Cardarella on Nov. 3, 1984.

Jane was employed at various positions with the State of Wisconsin. She retired after 38 years due to health issues. They enjoyed going on many cruises, spending time at their cabin near Minocqua, going thrift and antique shopping, decorating for Christmas and spending winters in Florida.

Jane is survived by her husband, Robert of McFarland; sisters, Ruth (Bruce) Gibson of Shady Shores, Texas and Dawn (Bruce) Steinhofer of McFarland; brothers and sisters-in-law, John (Jean) Cardarella, Jim Cardarella, Tony (Mary) Cardarella, Francis (Steve) Stehling, and Ken Millette; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; mother and father-in-law, Tony and Marge Cardarella; and sister-in-law, Peggy Millette.

In keeping with Jane’s wishes, no funeral will be held. A Celebration of Jane’s life will be held at MAPLE TREE SUPPER CLUB, 6010 Hwy 51, McFarland, from noon until 3 p.m., on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017.

Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice.