Obituaries

Victoria E. (McMinn) Holland

June 19, 2016

Victoria E. Holland, 71 years old passed away peacefully and went home to be with the Lord, on Sunday June 19, 2016 at  8:36 AM at Lutheran Hospital of Indiana, Ft. Wayne Indiana.  She was born February 8, 1945 in Wilmington, North Carolina to Will...

Barbara A. (Ward) Wagler

June 14, 2016

Barbara A. (Ward) Wagler, age 91, Peru, IN passed away on June 14, 2016 at St. Vincent’s hospital, Indianapolis, IN. She was born October 14, 1924 to Marion G. Ward and Ethel Mm (Beamer) Ward in Peru, IN. At age 12 on February 12, 1936, Barbara ...

Louise Margaret (Lees) Whybrew

June 14, 2016

Louise Margaret Whybrew went to see Jesus at 3:00pm Tuesday June 14, 2016 at Blair Ridge Nursing Facility surrounded by her family. Louise was born on January 18, 1926 at home in Bunker Hill IN. On April 25, 1943 she married Omar Whybrew. She i...

Kathryn L. Aikman

June 14, 2016

Kathryn L. Aikman, 95 of Peru, passed away on June 14, 2016 at Blair Ridge Health Campus. She was born in Rochester, Indiana on September 28, 1920 to Lloyd Wissinger and Carrie Davis Wissinger Purdy.  She was married John L. Aikman, and he preced...

Deborah Lynn (Gross) Long

June 13, 2016

Deborah Lynn Long passed away June 13, 2016. She was born on December 18, 1955 to Paul Edward Gross and Shirley Jean (Bruce) Gross. She married Michael Lynn Long on February 23, 1974. They had four children: Autumn, (Deryll), Tague, Troy (Jackie) Lon...

Ben Edward Gustin

June 10, 2016


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Ben Edward Gustin, 67, passed away June 10th, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Ben was born February, 24th, 1949, to Harold Gustin and Dorothy (DuBois) Gustin. He graduated from Peru High School in 1967, where he then joined the Mar...

Mary Downs

June 6, 2016

Mrs. Mary Downs, originally of Chicago, now a resident of Peru, passed away on Monday, June 6, 2016. Visitation will be held at Mt. Hermon Missionary Baptist Church in Peru on Monday, June 13, 2016 at 9:00am.  Funeral service will follow at the c...

Donald E. Griese

June 5, 2016

Donald E. Griese, 71 years old, passed away on June 5, 2016 at 11:30 PM at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Peru, lndiana. He was born to William and Isabel' (Brown) Griese in Frankton, Indiana. He married Peggie Cleveland (Griese) on September 21, 2...

Nolan Palmer

June 4, 2016

Nolan Palmer (8) of Peru, IN went home to be with Jesus on Saturday, June 4, 2016 while surrounded by his family.  He was born on August 28, 2007. Nolan was a little guy who was full of life and full of laughs in spite of challenging physical con...

Dolores June Krauskopf

June 4, 2016

Dolores June Krauskopf, age 87, address, Peru, IN, passed away on June 4, 2016 at Dukes Memorial Hospital in Peru. She was born September 7, 1928, in Louisville, Kentucky to the late William K. and Rachel Steele (Harwood) Bunnell.  After graduati...

Clarence "Barry" Williams

May 31, 2016

Clarence "Barry" Williams (56) of Peru passed away at his residence May 31st, 2016. Barry was born in Hazard, Kentucky on February 13, 1960, the son of Alice Haley Pennington and Clarence Hubert Williams Jr.  He was happily married to Theresa Law...

George R. Eckelbarger

May 29, 2016


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George R. Eckelbarger of Peru, IN went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Sunday, May 29, 2016. He was born July 27, 1929 in Peru, IN to C.R. and Mary Eckelbarger.   He married Ingeborg G. Barth on July 6, 1957.  She preceded him in death. ...

Roger L. Selleck

May 27, 2016


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Roger L. Selleck, 52, of Peru passed away at his residence May 27th, 2016. He was born in Logansport, Indiana on October 1st, 1963, the son of Fred J. Selleck and Eva M. Tyler Selleck Olivarez.  He was married to Stacy Carson Selleck.  She survi...

Amon L. Tew

May 25, 2016

Amon "Dick" L. Tew On Wednesday May 25, 2016, Amon Tew, 79 of Kokomo, formerly of Miami, IN went peacefully home to be with the Lord. He was born on July 5, 1936 in Conway, AR to Alvie and Alpha Tew. He married Joanna (Kessler) Tew, who preceded h...

Richard S. Sharp Sr.

May 22, 2016

Richard "Dick" S. Sharp Sr. Dick was born on February 14, 1935 in Peru Indiana to Edward J. and Bessie B. (Scholes) Sharp. He married Carolyn J. Keown on April 1st 1955 in Peru, who after 48 years of marriage, preceded him in death on August 30th,...

Wilma Jane (Wilson) VanDyke

May 14, 2016

On Saturday, May 14, 2016, Wilma Jane (Wilson) VanDyke, 87, passed away at Miller's Merry Manor in Peru, Indiana. She was born February 5, 1929 in Wabash, IN to Thomas and Ruth (Resler) Wilson. She married Robert B. VanDyke on June 29„ 1947 who pre...

Charlene Miller

May 12, 2016

The Celebration of the Life of Charlene Miller At the age of 73 Charlene Miller of Peru went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Thursday, May 12th, 2016. She was born January 11th, 1943 in Searcy, Arkansas. Charlene is the daughter of Ruby ...

Inez Irene (Rene) Hiner

May 9, 2016

Inez Irene (Rene) Hiner On Monday, May 9, 2016 Rene Hiner, 86 of Bunker Hill, Indiana went peacefully home to be with her Heavenly Father. She was born in Salem, Indiana March 30, 1930 to Talmadge and Lottie Agnes (Roney) Hattabaugh. She marri...

Darrell Fry

May 6, 2016

Darrell Fry, 57, passed away on Friday evening, May 6, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indy. Darrell was born on February 2, 1959 to Roosevelt Sr. and Josephine Fry. Originally from Chicago, he lived in Peru for 18 years.  Darrell was not married...

Mary Magdalene (Baker) Smith

May 5, 2016

Mary Magdalene (Baker) Smith, 74, Peru passed Thursday afternoon May 5, 2016 at her home. Mary was born May 31, 1941 in Cobb Hill of Estill County, Kentucky to Floyd and Hulda (Hall) Baker.  She married Theo Smith Sr. on January 28, 1958 in Munci...

Gene Ellen (Howard) Brown

May 5, 2016

On Friday, May 5th, 2016, Gene Ellen Brown, 88, passed away at the Lutheran Heart Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born May 19, 1927 in Winchester, KY to Sterling and Myrtle Howard. She married James L. Brown on January 14, 1947 who preceded her in de...

Wayne Betzner

May 4, 2016

Wayne Betzner, 94, of Peru passed away surrounded by his family on Wednesday night, the fourth of May, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Mary Elizabeth “Betty”, and his sons Stephen and David, his granddaughter Kristen Martindale and her h...

Rosemary (Smith) Raber

May 1, 2016

On Sunday May 1st, 2016 Rosemary Raber, 81, passed away at her home surrounded by her family. Rosemary was born June 23rd, 1934 in Logansport, Indiana to Boyd and Helen (Coss) Smith. She married William Raber on September 25, 1951 and had 8 child...

David C. Fisher

April 30, 2016


Veteran
David C. Fisher, 90, of Peru passed away on April 30, 2016 at Aperion Care in Peru. He was born in Mexico, Indiana on July 25, 1925 to Harley U. and Clara B. (Lowman) Fisher.  He married Bernadine Applegate.  His parents and his wife preceded hi...

Paul Leroy Hayden

April 28, 2016


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Paul Leroy Hayden, 71, of Peru peacefully passed away with his family and friends by his side on April 28th, 2016. Paul loved his family, relished life, and knew no stranger. He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed traveling, and made everyone he met feel ...
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