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    Janet Vickers Rose

    View Janet Vickers Rose Marion Janet Kay Vickers Rose, 75, of Monroeville, IN, passed away at 7:30 P.M., Saturday, February 22, 2020 at her residence. Janet was born in Marion, IN on May 9, 1944, the daughter of Lloyd O. and Blanche M. Sears Davis. She married Lloyd Rose and he preceded her in death. Janet was a member of St Paul Lutheran Church and loving raised her family. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great- grandchildren. Surviving is a son Ma…

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    Thomas Webster

    View Thomas Webster Peru Thomas J. Webster, 68, of Peru, passed away at 10:12 P.M., Monday, February 17, 2020 at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M., Monday, February 24, 2020 at St. Charles Catholic Church, 58 West 5th St. Peru with Rev Adam Mauman officiating. Family and friends will gather from 2:00 to 6:00 P.M., Sunday, February 23, 2020 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 West Main St., Peru with a Prayer Service closing the visitati…

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    Beverly Lennon

    View Beverly Lennon Beverly A. Lennon, 82, formerly of Peru, passed away on February 6, 2020 in Alabama She was born in Peru on September 14, 1937, the daughter of Homer and Mary Poage Blackman. Beverly married James Lennon on May 27, 1954 and he survives. Beverly was a Physical Therapy Technician and Nurses Aide at Dukes. She was a member of the Church of the Brethren of Peru. Beverly enjoyed traveling with her grandchildren, fishing in Minnesota and flea marketing in Shipshewana. Surviving …

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    Vivian Hartleroad

    View Vivian Hartleroad Peru Vivian I. Hartleroad, 93, of Peru, IN, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020 after a short stay at Blair Ridge Health Campus in Peru. Vivian was born on September 22, 1926, the daughter of George and Mabel Boyd Clark. She married Raymond “Bub” Hartleroad on June 8, 1946, and he preceded her in death. Vivian was a graduate of Peru High School and attended beauty college in Fort Wayne, IN. She and her husband owned a restaurant in downtown Peru for several years….

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    Michael Walker

    View Michael Walker Amboy, IN Michael Anthony Walker, 55, of Amboy, IN passed away peacefully at his home  surrounded by his loving family on February 6, 2020.  He was born in Knoxville, TN on June 6, 1964, the son of Frank and Graylon Bolton Walker.  Michael married Nanette Spencer on April 9, 2010 and she survives. Michael was a retired truck driver and an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed going hunting and fishing.  He loved being a PawPaw to his grandchildren and loved his …

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    Donald Dice

    View Donald Dice Peru Donald J. Dice, 80, of Peru, IN passed away on January 31, 2020 at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo, IN. Don was born in Bloomington, IN on July 3, 1939 to Jess and Dorcas (Petty) Dice. He married Nancy Morgan on May 7, 2006 and she survives. Don graduated from Peru High School and Manchester College. He proudly served in the United States Army and spent his career working for the United States government. He was a loving husband, Dad and Grandpa. Don enjoyed the outdoors …

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    John McCrae SMSGT, USAF (Ret.)

    View John McCrae SMSGT, USAF (Ret.) Peru Senior Master Sergeant John Wilson McCrae, USAF (ret), age 74, passed away on January 24, 2020, at home in Peru, IN. He was born September 29, 1945, in Gulfport, MS, the son of Peter and Hazel (Johnson) McCrae but spent most of his childhood in Newton Falls, OH. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 27 years and was stationed at several bases within the United States, including Dover AFB and Grissom AFB, as well as Korea and Turkey. He was a Vietnam War …

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    Gregg Andrews

    View Gregg Andrews Gregg Edward Andrews, 64, of Marion, IN, passed away at 5:42 P.M., Thursday, January 16, 2020. Gregg was born in Marion, IN on June 21, 1955, the son of Edward and Bonnie Caudill Andrews. Gregg graduated from Marion High School and earned an Assoc. Degree from Indiana Business College. He was retired from GEA Floor Shine. Gregg is survived by his sons Kipp Andrews and Chase Andrews both of Indianapolis, a sister Debra and a brother Brad. He was preceded in death by his pare…

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    Jack Sheehan

    View Jack Sheehan Peru Jack Lynn Sheehan, 95, passes away from this life peacefully at home on January 17, 2020.  He was born January 11, 1925 to Ivan T. Sheehan and Olive Gardner in Monroeville, Indiana. Growing up. Jack’s father Ivan worked as a grocer at Kroger, and when he died unexpectedly young, Jack’s mother Olive became a school teacher.  Jack began working at the same local Kroger to help his family. In Monroeville, Jack met Mary Bower, his future wife.  He graduated f…

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    Timothy Glassburn

    View Timothy Glassburn Timothy Wayne Glassburn, 42, of Converse, passed away Monday, January, 13, 2020 in Greentown, IN. Tim was born in Marion, IN on May 8, 1977, the son of David and Joni Warnock Glassburn. A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Timothy W. Glassburn will be held on May 8, 2020. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, Peru. Timothy Wayne Glassburn, 42, of Converse, passed away Monday, January, 13, 2020 in Greentown, IN. Tim was born in Mario…

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    Shawn Murphy

    View Shawn Murphy Peru Shawn P. Murphy, 60, of Peru, IN, passed away at 8:47 PM at Miller’s Merry Manor surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Peru on June 18, 1959, the son of James O. and Thelma Holland Murphy and married Debra Bockover in Peru. Shawn is survived by his wife, Debra; his children James (Raeann) Murphy of Peru, Seamus Murphy of Peru; a sister, Mina (Dave) Bobel of Florida; grandchildren Kameron Murphy and Gabrielle Arnold. Shawn was preceded in death by his par…

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    Shirley Cunningham

    View Shirley Cunningham Amboy Shirley D. Cunningham, 84, of Amboy, IN passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Kokomo, IN.  Shirley was born in Elkmont, Alabama on August 1, 1935, the daughter of Freddy and Georgia Hargrove Hogan.  She married Loren Cunningham on July 3, 1954 and he preceded her in death on April 13, 2002. Shirley was a homemaker, she worked as a head cook at Converse Elementary School and as a cashier at Amboy Market.  Shirley was an…

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    Karen Harts

    View Karen Harts Karen Anita (Shively) Harts, 88, of Amboy, passed away at 10:30 A.M., Monday, December 30, 2019 at Visiting Nurses Hospice Home, Ft. Wayne, IN. She was born in Miami County, IN on March 29, 1931, the daughter of L. Laurel and Helen W. Childers Shively. Karen married Donald J. Harts on June 29, 1955 and he survives. Karen was a 1949 graduate of Clay Township High School and earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Education from Ball State University. She was a member of McGrawsv…

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    Toni Garner

    View Toni Garner Peru Toni M. Garner, 71, of Peru, passed away at 6:12 PM, Saturday, December 28, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN. Toni was born in Peru on December 13, 1948, the daughter of Willis and Betty Whitney Steele. She married Steve Garner on May 2, 1997 and he preceded her in death on June 20, 2017. Toni was a 1967 graduate of Peru High School and was an avid fan of PHS Bowling. Toni worked as a bartender for Club 14 and the Maennerchor. Toni enjoyed spending time with fam…

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    Rosanna Smelser

    View Rosanna Smelser Rosanna Smelser, 79, formerly of Peru, passed away at 7:06am, Monday, December 16, 2019 at The Laurels of Gahanna, Gahanna, OH. She was born on January 6, 1940, the daughter of Silas and Rosa Kemp. Rosanna married Dr. Kenneth Smelser at Westside Gospel Tabernacle in Indianapolis on December 30, 1966 and he preceded her in death on November 22, 2009. Rose was an LPN and worked as an OB nurse for over 25 years at Dukes Memorial Hospital. She helped deliver many Miami County…

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    Donald Hunt

    View Donald Hunt Amboy Donald B. Hunt, 90, of Amboy, IN, passed away peacefully at home, at 1:40 PM, Monday, December 16, 2019. He was born in Miami County on February 20, 1929, the son of LeOtis and Clara Baldwin Hunt. Don married Phyllis Whitlock on October 8, 1950 in her parents’ home and she survives. Don was a birthwright member of the Amboy Friends Church and served on various committees and the board of trustees for a number of years. He was a retired Miami County Farmer and drove a sc…

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    Lowell Vincent

    View Lowell Vincent Lowell S. Vincent, 87, of Peru passed away at 10:50 PM, Friday, December 13, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital, Ft Wayne, IN. He was born in Economy, IN, on March 27, 1932 the son of James Paul and Pearl C. Hodson Vincent. Lowell married Barbara Dewart on April 9, 1951 and she survives. Lowell was a 1950 graduate of Peru High School and a member of the First Baptist Church. He was employed as a supervisor at GM in Kokomo retiring in 1987. Lowell also owned and operated the South …

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    Michael Brechbiel

    View Michael Brechbiel Greenwood, IN Michael Brechbiel, 75, Greenwood, IN, formerly of Peru, IN passed away at 2:10 PM on December 7, 2019 at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis, IN.  He was born in Peru on January 13, 1944, the son of Lyman and Mildred Hendrix Brechbiel.  On February 14, 1982 he married Barbara Bishop and became a wonderful “Poppa” to his daughter Michelle and grandfather to her family. Mike graduated Bunker Hill High School in 1962 and also attended Ball Stat…

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    James “Chappy” Chapman

    View James “Chappy” Chapman Peru James R. “Chappy” Chapman (LTC USAF ret.), 89, of Peru, IN, passed away at 10:00 AM, Thursday, December 5, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor in Peru.  He was born in Trenton, Nebraska on July 20, 1930 the son of Harvey and Florence Blue Chapman. Chappy graduated from Trenton High School in 1947 and in 1951 he left the family farm to join the United States Air Force where he served his country with honor for over 20 years as a highly decorated pilot, fighting i…

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    Phyllis Gilbert

    View Phyllis Gilbert Phyllis Lynette Gilbert, 95, formerly of Peru, passed away at 3:05 P.M., Monday, December 2, 2019 at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center, Wabash. She was born in Peru on July 6, 1924, the daughter of Paul and Esther Mohler Gilbert. Phyllis worked 26 years at ARC of Wabash County. She loved writing words, drawing rainbows, and drinking coffee. Phyllis is survived by a cousin, Eleanor Thomas of Needham, MA. She was preceded in death by her parents, her twin sister, Pauline a…

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    Ronald Bowen

    View Ronald Bowen Peru   Ronald W. Bowen, 71, of Peru, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Wabash, IN.  He was born in Kokomo, IN on September 27, 1948, the son of Vernon and Norma Haworth Bowen, and was married to Linda Wolf Bowen. Ronald was owner and operator of Bowen Janitorial Services and he is survived by his wife Linda, his children, Brian Bowen, Annie Brainard, Grant Brock, Teresa Pittman, Richard Brock and Darin Brock, sisters, Vi…

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    Carol Bowman

    View Carol Bowman Kokomo Carol J. Bowman, 87, of Kokomo, IN, passed away November 21, 2019 at Bloom of Kokomo. She was born in Miami County, the daughter of Roscoe and Viola Gates Horner. Carol attended Converse High School and attended Kokomo Zion United Methodist Church. She worked as a grain buyer for Amboy Grain and Kokomo Grain for many years. She was a fifty year member of Eastern Star and went through the chairs. She had an interest in local history and enjoyed hand quilting. Surviving…

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    Elizabeth Lovette

    View Elizabeth Lovette Indianapolis Elizabeth Lovette, 58, formerly of Peru, IN, passed away at her residence in Indianapolis, IN on November 17, 2019.  She was born November 16, 1961, the daughter of Michael and Helen Phillips Lovette. Elizabeth graduated as Salutatorian from Peru High School in 1980.  She received her B.S. from DePauw University and Law Degree from Indiana University and was a practicing attorney in Indianapolis. Elizabeth is survived by her brother, Chris (Cynthi…

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    Roseanna Schofield

    View Roseanna Schofield Peru Roseanna L. (Steffey) Schofield, 78, of Peru, IN, passed away November 15, 2019 in Kokomo, IN. She was born December 30, 1940 in Bunker Hill, IN, the daughter of Darrald and Roberta Holcomb Steffey. She married Dennis Schofield on October 15, 1977 and he survives. Roseanna graduated from Bunker Hill High School in 1958. While in High School she played the clarinet in the band and was a majorette (baton twirler).She worked at Delco for ten years and at Square D. Sh…