Obituaries

Constance Elaine Reed

January 17, 2017

Constance Elaine Reed, 68, passed away peacefully at approximately 7:30 pm. on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 in Peru, Indiana. Constance was born in Kokomo, Indiana, Indiana on October 31, 1948 to Eugene and Imogene Reed. Throughout her life, she resided...

Kathryn Naomi "Skeet" (Byers) Sholty

January 17, 2017

Kathryn Naomi "Skeet" Byers Sholty Our beloved Kathryn passed away on January 17th, 2017.  She was born in Onward, Indiana on April 22nd, 1917 to Bert A Byers and Stella Rinehart Byers. She graduated from Onward High School in 1935 and married...

Robert (Bob) F. Supples

January 15, 2017


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Robert (Bob) F. Supples went home to the Lord on Sunday, January 15, 2017 at 8:50pm at his home, surrounded by his loving wife and family. Bob was born December 24, 1936 in Shenandoah, Virginia to William and Edna (Comer) Supples. He joined the Un...

Stephanie Sue Ranker

January 15, 2017

Stephanie Sue Ranker, 53, passed away peacefully at approximately 4:20 a.m. on Sunday January 15, 2017 in Kokomo, Indiana, after a two year battle with brain cancer.  Stephanie was born in York, PA on Sunday June 16, 1963, to John Richard Ranker and...

Michael C. Blackman

January 14, 2017

Michael C. Blackman passed over to the Lord God on January 14, 2017 at his home in Ft. Wayne, In. He was born on October 15, 1951 to Donald H. and Charlene L. Sheets Blackman in Peru, In. He graduated from Peru High School and a few years later he we...

Jimmy (Jim) Browning

January 13, 2017

On Friday January 13, 2017, Jimmy (Jim) Browning, 81, of Denver IN, went to be the Lord. He was surrounded by his family and friends at Dukes Memorial Hospital. Jim was born June 29,1935 to Marsh and Bertha (Boggs) Browning. Jim married the love o...

Gladys I. (Marvel) Smith

January 12, 2017

On Thursday,  January 12, 2017 Gladys I. Smith, 89, went to be with the Lord. She was taken care of and surrounded by her family at home during the last few days of battling against cancer. She was born July 28, 1927 to Everett and Edna Marvel bo...

Miriam Arlene Lewis

January 10, 2017

Miriam “Arlene” Lewis, 95, Bunker Hill, passed away on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at Blair Ridge Health Campus. She was born on January 29, 1921 in Miami Indiana. She was the third of eight children born to Clarence and Sylvia (Stout) Bevington...

Samuel Allen Mavrick

January 9, 2017

Samuel Allen Mavrick, 60, was called home by his Heavenly Father Monday, January 9th at Dukes Memorial Hospital after battling illness. Sam was one of three boys born to Paul and Marjorie Mavrick, who preceded him in death, along with his brother,...

Michael Paul Carson

January 6, 2017

Michael Paul Carson received his angel wings on January 6th 2017 at approximately 3:20 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne Indiana. He was preceded in death by his father Larry Eckelbarger his uncle Richard E. Sampson 1-17-15, His brother-in-l...

Mary Kay (Reynolds) McElheny

January 5, 2017

Mary Kay McElheny, 88, of Peru passed away at 7:55pm on January 5, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor. She was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on February 28, 1928 to Cecil and Lorraine (Anders) Reynolds.  She was the secretary at the First Christian Chu...

Earl M. "Speed" Snyder

December 31, 2016

Earl M. Snyder (aka Speed) 84, a lifelong resident of Peru died December 31, 2016 at 1:25 PM at Dukes Memorial Hospital of natural causes. Earl was born in Peru March 31st, 1932 to Donald E. and Opal F. (Cattin) Snyder who both preceded him in dea...

Howard "June" Wagner Jr.

December 30, 2016


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Howard “June” Wagner, Jr. passed quietly at home on December 30, 2016, with loved ones near after an extended battle with Alzheimer’s. He was born on October 1, 1935 in Elwood, IN.  Residing in Peru, IN for most of his adult life. Howard wa...

Virginia Louise (Miller) Tinkcom

December 30, 2016

Virginia Louise Tinkcom,98, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on December 30, 2016.  She passed away peacefully at her home near Bunker Hill, Indiana in the arms of her family, Dara & Dale. She was born August 2,9 1918 in Per...

Iva M. (Ahnert) Herrell

December 18, 2016

Iva M. Herrell, 89, of Peru, Indiana went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Monday, December 18, 2016. She was born May 7, 1927 in Peru to Susie F. and Max E. Ahnert.  She married Cecil E Herrell on November 16, 1946. He preceded her in de...

Mary Louise (Hahn) Cavins

December 17, 2016

Mary Louise Cavins, 72, of Peru passed away on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at her home. She was born on August 22, 1944 in Rochester, Indiana to Dale and Lucille (Gilbert) Hahn. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Clifford Cavins Sr.  ...

Philip E. "Jonesy" Jones

December 17, 2016

Philip E. Jones (Jonesy), 81, died, peacefully, on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Miller's Merry Manor. Philip was born on September 15, 1935 in Peru, IN. He was the son of Orval and Vivian (Anderson) Jones, both deceased. Philip graduated from...

Linda Sheree (Anderson) Bell

December 17, 2016

Linda Sheree Bell (Anderson), 55, gained her wings and joined the Lord on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 10:45 pm. She was born February 12, 1961 in Peru, Indiana to Irvin Anderson and Roberta Bailey, they preceded her in death.  She was also preced...

Harold R. Higgenbotham

December 15, 2016


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Harold R. Higgenbotham, 80, of Peru, Indiana, died at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, December 15, 2016 at his home. Harold was born in1936 in Peru, the son of Hubert and Carrie Higgenbotham, both deceased. He married Mary E. Unger in 1960. She survives. H...

Richard E. Losher

December 12, 2016


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Richard E. Losher, age 80, passed away on Monday, December 12, 2016 at Marion General Hospital in Marion, IN. He was born December 7, 1936 to Walter and Goldie Losher in Miami County. He married Judith Waymire on September 19,1959, she preceded hi...

Lyman L. Benner Sr.

December 11, 2016


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Lyman L. Benner Sr., age 88, passed away on Sunday (December 11, 2016) with family by his side. He was born on May 24, 1928 to Boyd and Edna Benner of Miami County Indiana. Lyman was preceded in death by his parents, brother Richard and his 2 sist...

Mildred Joan (Glassburn) Johnson

December 7, 2016

Mildred Joan (Glassburn) Johnson, 82, of Peru departed to go be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at her residence. She was born on August 18, 1934 to Elvin E. Glassburn and Velva E. (Brock) McKinley. She married Harold L. Johnson on Au...

Carol "Anita" Kemble

December 7, 2016

Carol “Anita” Kemble - August 30, 1970 - December 7, 2016. "Anita" of Rex, Georgia was a loving mother, grandmother, wife and a friend to many. She had a heart of gold and free spirit. Her grandchildren were her pride and joy, along with her o...

Karen Kaye (Draving) Stroud

December 6, 2016

Karen Kaye (Draving) Stroud peacefully met her Lord with her family by her side Tuesday, December 6th at 2:59am at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was born on July 25th, 1940 to Everett and Norene (Snyder) Draving, Peru.  She m...

Linda Lou (Pope) Garber

December 6, 2016

Linda Lou (Pope) Garber, age 73, Peru, passed away peacefully with her husband, Connie Wayne Garber by her side Tuesday afternoon due to heart complications, December 6th, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was born September 6th, ...
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