Charles Franklin Berkheiser

February 18, 1945 ~ July 10, 2020 (age 75)

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Charles Franklin Berkheiser, 75, of Peru, passed away on Friday, July 10, 2020.

He was born in Peru on February 18, 1945 to Joseph and Alice Berkheiser.  Charles graduated from North Miami High School in 1963.  He married Sharon Edwards on July 3, 1971.  He worked 45 years at Square D in Peru.  As of late, Charles liked to knit hats, and bake pecan and sugar cream pies.

He is survived by his sons Brett, Bryan, and Craig (Corina).  Also surviving are his grandkids Gabrial, Jacob, Grayson, Savannah, Joseph, Jeremiah, Jocelynn, Jaelynn, and James; as well as three brothers, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, brother, nieces, nephew, and father-in-law.

Visitation will be held from 4pm – 7pm on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana.  Funeral service will be held at 10am on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at McGrawsville Community Church, with Pastor Bob Land officiating.  Burial will take place at Rankin Cemetery, Miami County, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Buddy Bags program at McGrawsville Community Church.

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July 15, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

Funeral Service
July 16, 2020

10:00 AM
McGrawsville Community Church
9377 S 300 E
Amboy, IN 46911


McGrawsville Community Church - Buddy Bags
9377 S 300 E, Amboy IN 46911
Tel: 1-765-395-7712

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