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    Lynn Austin

    View Lynn Austin Lynn Dee Austin, 66, of Lafayette, formerly of Peru, passed away at 10:28 A.M., Thursday, August 15, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Williamsport , IN. Lynn was born in Columbus, OH on Sept 16, 1952, the daughter of Frank and Mary Anna Webb Hullinger. Lynn was a 1970 graduate of Centerville High School, Centerville, IN. She received her BS in Physical Education from Indiana Central College in 1975 and her Master degree in Education from Ball State University. She taught Physi…

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    Lula “Robbie” Woolfolk

    View Lula “Robbie” Woolfolk Lula B. Woolfolk, affectionately known as “Robbie” by family and friends, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne, IN after a three week battle with intensive emergency medical issues. Lula was born on September 24, 1947 to Modestine and Robert L. Burnette, Sr. who preceded her in death as did her step father Lee Broomfield. Survivors include her son, James W. Woolfolk and grandson, Jalonnie Woolfolk, as well as a sister, …

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    Reece Griffith

    View Reece Griffith Reece E. Griffith, 52, of Peru, passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Bellevue, OH on January 11, 1967, the son of Gerald C and Janet Knott Griffith. Reece received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Toledo and was employed as a Civil Engineer. He is survived by his mother, Janet Griffith of Peru, brothers David Griffith and his wife Julie of Perrysburg, OH, Andrew Griffith and his wife Sara of Roanoke, …

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    Doris “Momma” Timmons

    View Doris “Momma” Timmons Doris Timmons, 83, widely known to family and friends as “Momma Timmons”, passed away at 7:45 P.M., Thursday, August 1, 2019 at DuPont Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN. She was born in Birmingham, AL, on July 26, 1936, the daughter of George and Susie Ann Scott Allen. Momma Timmons married Robert L. Timmons, Jr. in Rochester, NY. Momma Timmons attended Empire State College and was an Evangelist. She is survived by daughters Romona Henderson, Nancy Ann McBride, and Georgette…

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    Michael Dewing

    View Michael Dewing Michael J. Dewing, 48, of Kokomo, IN, passed away at 4:11 PM, Friday, July 19, 2019 at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru, IN. He was born in Cambridge, MA on August 28, 1970 the son of August and Janice Masterson Dewing. Mike married Sheryl Grady on September 20, 1991 and she survives. Surviving in addition to his wife Sheryl are sons Michael Waters of Peru, IN, Shaun Dewing of Kokomo, IN and Stephen Dewing of Logansport, IN; daughters Stephanie Dewing of Rochester, IN, Maryan…

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    Brian Cunningham

    View Brian Cunningham Brian Cunningham, 54, of Sweetser, IN passed away at 10:00 P.M., Monday, July 22, 2019 in Amboy, IN. He was born in Kokomo on July 1, 1965, the son of Clifton and Nancy Hardacre Cunningham. Brian married Wendy Smith on November 2, 1991 and she survives. Brian was a 1983 graduate of Oak Hill High School and was employed as a machinist at Dana Corp. An avid outdoorsman, Brian thoroughly enjoyed hunting and fishing. A lifelong sports enthusiast, Brian followed the Purdue Bo…

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    Gene Corn

    View Gene Corn Amboy Gene Corn, 94, of Amboy, IN, passed away at 9:15 AM, Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Wesleyan Health Care Center, Marion, IN.  He was born in Wabash, IN on June 4, 1925 the  son of Benjamin and Hazel Bitzel Corn.  Gene married Phyllis Joan Fenstermaker in Roseburg, IN on May 23, 1948 and she preceded him in death on May 18, 2015. Gene attended the Converse Church of Christ, Converse, IN and a retired Wabash General Tire employee.  He had a lifelong love of …

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    Gary Gore

    View Gary Gore Gary J. Gore, 68, of Logansport, passed away at 2:40 P.M., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Peru. He was born in Detroit, MI on January 20, 1951, the son of James F. and Anna Browne Gore. Gary was a retired car salesman, an avid golfer and thoroughly enjoyed swimming. He eagerly anticipated his monthly trip to the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City. He is survived by his mother, Anna Gore Caldwell of Peru. Gary was preceded in death by his father and a brother, J…

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    Regis McAllister

    View Regis McAllister Peru Regis C. McAllister, 96, of Peru, passed away at 3:35 P.M., Friday, July 12, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Peru, IN.  She was born in Peru on June 6, 1923, the daughter of John T. and Josephine Haley McAllister.    Regis was a 1941 graduate of Peru High School and a 1945 graduate of the St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in South Bend, IN.  She was employed as a RN at the Wabash Railroad Hospital from 1946 till 1949.  In 1949 she went to …

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    Janet “Susie” Hilgeman

    View Janet “Susie” Hilgeman Janet Susan Hilgeman, 77, of Peru, passed away at 4:58 P.M., Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at her residence. Susie was born in Peru on September 3, 1941, the daughter of Lyman and Ruth McDade Cover. She married John P. Hilgeman and he survives. Susie worked as a clerk at Peru Utilities. Surviving in addition to her husband, John, are her sons Blake Hilgeman and his wife Yvonne of Walton and John J. Hilgeman of Peru; grandchildren Daniel Hilgeman, Alyia Hilgeman, Ashley …

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    Janet Hilgeman

    View Janet Hilgeman Janet Susan Hilgeman, 77, of Peru, passed away at 4:58 P.M., Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at her residence. Susie was born in Peru on September 3, 1941, the daughter of Lyman and Ruth McDade Cover. She married John P. Hilgeman and he survives. Susie worked as a clerk at Peru Utilities. Surviving in addition to her husband, John, are her sons Blake Hilgeman and his wife Yvonne of Walton and John J. Hilgeman of Peru; grandchildren Daniel Hilgeman, Alyia Hilgeman, Ashley Hilgeman…

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    George Thurston

    View George Thurston George J. Thurston, 84, of Peru, passed away at 7:00 A.M., Thursday, July 11, 2019 at his residence. George was born in Catron, MO on June 9, 1935, the son of George J. and Jennie Mae Seals Thurston. George married Judith C. Helsley in Greentown, IN on June 28, 1961 and she preceded him in death on March 10, 2018. George was a veteran in the U. S. Army and was retired from Marburger Foods in 1999 where he operated the Refrigerated Express Division. He was an example of pu…

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    Leonard Carver

    View Leonard Carver Leonard D. Carver, 85, of Peru, passed away at 1:30 P.M., Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru. Leonard was born in Kokomo, IN on February 18, 1934, the son of Charles B. and Sarah Konk Carver. Leonard married Kazuko Matsumoto on August 23, 1960 in Fukuoka, Japan and she survives. Leonard enlisted in the United States Navy in 1952 and served 26 years, including the late two in the Criminal Investigations Division, retiring as a Petty Officer First Class…

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    Kathryn Barto

    View Kathryn Barto Denver Kathryn P. Barto, 96, of Denver passed away at 10:50 P.M. on Saturday, June 28, 2019 at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Peru. Kathryn was born June 17, 1923 in Bendersville, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Russell and Susan Black Heller. She married Clifford Barto in Campbellstown, Pennsylvania on January 16, 1943 and he preceded her in death on August 2, 1986.   Kathryn was a member of the Plainfield Church of God and was employed by Pizzo Manufacturing for over tw…

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    Betty Parsons

    View Betty Parsons Peru Betty Marie Parsons, 87, of Peru passed away at 12:40 A.M. Monday, July 1, 2019 at Duke’s Memorial Hospital. She was born in Washington, IN on August 17, 1931, the daughter of Jacob Martin and Mildred Amelia Weaver Behle. The family moved to Peru in June 1943. She was a 1949 graduate of Peru High School and a 1953 graduate of Purdue University School of Science. Betty married Philip L. “Phil” Parsons on August 23, 1953 and he preceded her in death on August 23,… Bett…

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    Harold Wissman, Jr.

    View Harold Wissman, Jr. Harold Walter Wissman Jr. (55) went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 24th, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Harold (aka Harlo) was born April 19th, 1964 in Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated from Greenfield Central High School in 1982. He served 10 years in the United States Airforce and is a veteran of the Gulf War. He worked at Grissom Air Force Base in the 305th Field Maintence Squadron. He also worked 25 years at the United States Postal Servic…

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    Robert Doran

    View Robert Doran Peru Robert A. Doran, 83, of Peru, passed away at 10:05 PM, Sunday, June 23, 2019 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Peru.     Bob was born in Peru on March 12, 1936, the son of Arthur and Marcedes Cathell Doran.   He married Rita Jo Conner at Main Street United Methodist Church, Peru on October 7, 1956 and she preceded him in death on March 20, 2016.   Bob was a 1954 graduate of Peru High School and served in the Indiana National Guard.  A self…

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    Earl Glassburn Jr.

    View Earl Glassburn Jr. Earl A. Glassburn, Jr., 85, Kokomo, Indiana, passed away at home Tuesday, June 18, 2019 surrounded by his family. Earl was born in Peru on August 10, 1933 the son of Earl A. Glassburn, Sr. and Garnet Lucille (Lees) Glassburn. He spent many of his early years working at the Peru Municipal Golf Course where his father was the golf pro. He graduated from Peru High School in 1952. He joined the United States Army in 1954 and served in Germany until 1956. While in Germany, …

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    Mary Cunningham

    View Mary Cunningham Peru Mary Elizabeth Cunningham, 89, passed away at 9:00 A.M. at Aperion Estates in Peru. Mary was born in Peru on January 6, 1930, the daughter of William and Elizabeth Hay Swartz Sr. She married Jack Cunningham on December 9, 1977 and he preceded her in death in 1999.   Mary retired from Square D in 1988.   Surviving is a stepdaughter, Rebecca (Alan) Burkhardt; step-grandsons, David Burkhardt, Jon Burkhardt, and Joseph Cunningham; and a step-great grandson, Lev…

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    Cory Reed

    View Cory Reed Cory Reed, 33, passed away in Ishpeming, Michigan on June 7, 2019 at 7:08 P.M. Cory was born on March 13, 1986, the son of Tobias “Toby” Reed and Tracy Barnett Gilbertson. He married Ashley Southerton on April 5, 2013 and she survives.   Surviving in addition to his wife, is a son, Caen Reed, his parents Toby Reed, Peru, and Tracy Gilbertson and her husband Kurt, Peru; sisters, Ayris Gilbertson and Erica Gilbertson; paternal grandparents, Ronald and Addie Reed, Peru; aunts…

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    Kurt Schindler

    View Kurt Schindler Peru Kurt A. Schindler, 52, of Peru passed away at his residence. Kurt was born in Dallas, Texas on March 13, 1967, the son of C. Wayne Schindler and Barbara Palmer Swing.   After leaving his television-writing career in Los Angeles, Kurt moved to Peru with his partner, Bill Crawford. There, he became an active member of the Ole Olsen Memorial Theatre as an actor, writer, and director. Most notably, he wrote and directed many Cole Porter revues for the annual Cole Por…

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    Paul Cattorn

    View Paul Cattorn Paul M. Cattorn Sr., 59, of Peru passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 at 9:51 A.M. at Dukes Memorial Hospital. Paul Cattorn Sr. was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on March 12, 1960, the son of Paul and Phyllis Cattorn. Paul married Valerie Rhymer and she preceded him in death.   Paul served in the United States Army as a paratrooper.   Surviving is his mother, Phyllis Marks and her husband Keith of Peru; sons, Jeremey Blankenship, Missouri, Justin Blankenship, Peru, Paul (…

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    Ricardo Lopez

    View Ricardo Lopez Sweetser Beloved son and brother Ricardo “Ricky” Lopez, 52, of Sweetser, IN., passed away at 1:10 AM, Saturday, June 1, 2019, at his residence.  He was born in Marion, IN. on May 5, 1967, the son of Benjamin and Cutberta Aguilar Lopez.   Ricky lived his life with a great love of family and friends.  He was employed by Holloway Farms and was known for his smiles, hugs and positive outlook.  Ricky dearly loved his “old red truck”.   He is survived by….

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    Angela Gebhart

    View Angela Gebhart Angela K. Gebhart, 43, of Peru, passed away on May 22, 2019 at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne, IN. She was born in Peru on December 23, 1975, the daughter of William and Sara Ousley Gebhart. Angela was a 1994 graduate of Peru High School and was Assistant Manager at Subway. A silent hero, Angela has saved three lives by being an organ donor. Surviving are her father William Gebhart and his wife Margaret of Kokomo, mother Sara Brannum and her husband Brett of Peru, fiancé Eme…

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    Billie Hoover

    View Billie Hoover Wednesday evening, the Lord said, “Billie, receive your rest” and Billie Hoover, 71, of Peru was gathered into her heavenly home. She was born in Peru, on December 17, 1947, the daughter of William and Hellen Maxine Lewis Wilson. Billie married William Hoover on June 19, 1965 and he survives. Billie and her husband, Bill, lovingly raised seven children. A woman of deep religious conviction, she was an active member of the Four Square Gospel Church where she loved working wi…

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    Jean Vrooman

    View Jean Vrooman Jean Campbell Vrooman, 98, formerly of Peru, passed away at 9:11 A.M., Thursday, May 23, 2019 at her daughter Kay home in Lakewood, OH. She was born in Peru on May 11, 1921, the daughter of Schuyler and Etta Louise Young Hiteshew. Jean married Floyd Campbell on November 8, 1939 and he preceded her in death on December 6, 1988. She then married Richard Vrooman on October 11, 1996 and he preceded her in death on July 29, 2008. Surviving are her children Larry Campbell and his …

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    Jane Lampkin

    View Jane Lampkin Jane Ann Lampkin, 79, of Amboy, passed away at 9:50 P.M., Saturday May 18, 2019 at Aperion Care, Kokomo. Jane Ann was born in North Grove, IN, on July 8, 1939, the daughter of Wallace and Martha Mary Poor Dangerfield. Jane Ann married Frank G. Lampkin in Lebanon, VA on September 8, 1969 and he preceded her in death on October 3, 2018. Jane Ann was a 1957 graduate of Converse High School and a member of the North Grove Church. She was a manager for the Green Valley Grocers in…

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    Morris Chism

    View Morris Chism Morris “Dale” Chism has been rewarded his place in heaven. He died on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Central Texas Medical Center, San Marcos, TX surrounded by his loved ones, while in San Marcos, TX for his grandson’s college commencement. Dale was born in Peru, on September 14, 1942, the son of Kelsie and Dora Lane Chism. He married his loving wife of 53 years, Diana McCutcheon in Denver, IN on September 26, 1965 and she survives. Dale was a 1960 graduate of Clay Township High….

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    Michael Chandler

    View Michael Chandler Michael L. Chandler, 75, of Peru, IN, passed away after a courageous four-and-a-half-year battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma on Saturday, May 18, 2019. He passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family. Mike was born in Peru on May 27, 1943, the son of O. James Chandler Jr. and Charlotte (Monahan) Chandler. He married Kaye Saine, his high school sweetheart, at St. Charles Catholic Church on October 31, 1964; she survives. Mike was a 1961 graduate of Peru High Sc…

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    Barbara Landers

    View Barbara Landers Barbara D. Landers, 89, of Angola, IN, passed away at 5:44 P.M., Sunday, May 5, 2019 at her residence. She was born in Wabash, IN, on February 25, 1930, the daughter of James and Mary Lewis Brooks. Surviving is a daughter, Sherry Fulk of Fremont. IN and sisters Katie Arender of Marion, IN and Marilee Ferrie of Ft. Smith, AR. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, John Brooks. A graveside service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Friday, May 10, 2019 at Bond Cem…

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    Robert Pier

    View Robert Pier Robert P. Pier, 96, of Peru, passed away at 5:00 P.M., Thursday, May 2, 2019 at his residence. Bob was born in Miami County on January 10, 1923, the son of Clarence and Grace Engel Pier. He married Marlene Hahn on January 9, 1953 and she survives. Bob was a 1941 graduate of Bunker Hill High School, attended the Mexico Baptist Church and was a retired plumber. Throughout his long life, Bob demonstrated his compassion and gentleness to everyone he met. No one was a stranger, an…

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    Carolyn Hanaway

    View Carolyn Hanaway   See Service Detail  for times and day. Full obituary will be posted at later date.      See Service Detail  for times and day. Full obituary will be posted at later date.    View   Send Flowers

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    Joseph Koontz

    View Joseph Koontz Joseph Koontz, 80, of Peru passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Joseph was born in Peru on December 26, 1938, the son of Lloyd and Frances Koontz. He married Martha Hoover on May 16, 1959 and she survives. Joseph served in the United States Navy and operated Fashion Cleaners since May 10, 1983. He was an avid mushroom hunter and enjoyed fishing and antique shopping. In addition to his wife, Joseph is survived by his children, Terri (Mark) Kistler, L…

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    Oscar Hall

    View Oscar Hall Peru Oscar S. Hall, 77, of Peru passed away at 9:35AM, Monday, April 22, 2019 at Autumn Ridge in Wabash, IN. Oscar was born in Winchester, KY on February 17, 1942, the son of Wm Shelby and Mary Hall. He married Nancy J. Hostetler in Mexico, IN on December 28, 1963.   Oscar graduated from Delphi High School and entered the US Army during the Vietnam era. He worked for Frito Lay and retired from Nickles Bakery. After his retirement, he worked at the Miami County Correctiona…

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    Edward “Ned” North

    View Edward “Ned” North Edward W. “Ned” North, 77, formerly of Peru, passed away at 6:00 P.M., Sunday, April 21, 2019 at Five Star Residences of Noblesville, IN surrounded by loved ones.  Ned was born in Kansas City, MO, on June 28, 1941, the son of Edward Wesley North, Jr. and Lois Connally North.   Ned was a graduate of Peru High School and went on to a successful sales career. A horse lover, Ned bred and raised Egyptian Arabian Horses and attended horse shows throughout the count…

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    Brian Steele

    View Brian Steele Brian “Bud” Steele, 68, of Peru, passed away at 8:45 A.M., Sunday, April 14, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Peru, on January 5, 1951, the son of Willis “Bud” and Betty Whitney Steele. Bud married Cheryle A. Moyer on January 6, 1978 and she preceded him in death on July 3, 2012. Bud was a 1970 graduate of Peru High School and a US Army Veteran. His military decorations include the National Defense Service Medal. He retired from Bryan Steam in 2013. Bud was a member of….

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    John Barron

    View John Barron Peru John C. Barron, 91, Peru, passed away peacefully at 1:26PM, Sunday, April 7, 2019 at Dukes Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his family. John was born on June 11, 1927 in Bunker Hill, the son of Cletus C. “Bill” and Margaret Demmit Barron. On June 10, 1951 he married Patricia Arland and she preceded him in death on March 21, 2010.   John was a 1945 graduate of Bunker Hill High School. He worked in the food industry, starting along side his father at Barron’s… John …

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    Kevin Draving

    View Kevin Draving Kevin E. Draving, 56, of Peru, passed away Thursday, April 4, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Peru on January 26, 1963, the son of Weldon “Wimp” and Peggy Walden Draving. Kevin married Leah Wiley in Peoria, IN on May 18, 1991 and she survives. Kevin was a 1982 graduate of Maconaquah High School and employed by Heraeus Electro-Nite Co. of Peru. An avid outdoorsman, Kevin enjoyed all aspects of the outdoor life, especially hunting and fishing. Surviving in addition to h…

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    Matthew Gustafson

    View Matthew Gustafson Indianapolis Matthew B. Gustafson, 52, of Indianapolis passed away at 6:40PM Friday, March 22, 2019, at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Peru on October 6, 1966 the son of Ronald and Carolee Parkman Gustafson.   Matthew was a 1985 graduate of Maconaquah High School and a member of the St. John’s Lutheran Church. He was employed as a sales consultant with Walmart.   Surviving is his father, Ronald Gustafson of Peru, a brother Christopher G…