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Bruce Alan Linkenhoker

September 5, 1951 ~ December 23, 2020 (age 69)


Bruce Alan Linkenhoker, 69, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2020.  Bruce was born September 5, 1951 to Max D. Linkenhoker and Eileen D. Linkenhoker in Peru, Indiana.  He was a 1970 graduate of Peru High School.  Bruce worked at General Motors for 36 years as a millwright.  In 1983, he married the love of his life, Brenda (Sturch) Linkenhoker.  They had two children, Adam Linkenhoker and Amber Moores, both of Peru.

Bruce loved to hunt, fish, and spend time with his family.  He had a heart of gold and would help anyone in need.  Bruce was a friend to many, and never met a stranger.  His children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren were his joy.  Bruce attended the Peru Church of the Brethren and was a life member of the Peru Maennerchor.

He was preceded in death by his mother Eileen, father Max, and brother Jerry Linkenhoker.  He is survived by his beloved wife Brenda of 38 years; brother Mike (Shirley) Linkenhoker; children: Adam (Ashlee) Linkenhoker, and Amber (Josh) Moores; grandchildren: Mackenzie Howard, Kasey Comp, Brae Moores, Berklee Linkenhoker, and Noah Linkenhoker; great-grandchildren: Greyson Howard and Paisley Howard; and several nephews and nieces.   

Due to Covid restrictions, a private family service will be held at 5pm on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana, with Pastor Matt Myers and Pastor Phil Troxell officiating.  A celebration of life will be scheduled at a later date.  Love offerings can be made to the Peru Church of the Brethren and flowers can be sent to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home.

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Memorial Service
December 29, 2020

5:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970


Peru Church of the Brethren
134 E 5th St, Peru IN 46970
Tel: 1-765-473-4642

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