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Gerald "Jerry" M. Field

October 14, 1940 ~ January 8, 2022 (age 81)

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Gerald “Jerry” M. Field passed away Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Dukes Memorial Hospital in Peru.

He was born October 14, 1940, in Marion, Ohio to Henry Thomas Field and Zelma (Jackson) Field. Gerald married Mary (Bitzell) Field on August 5, 1978, and she survives.

He was truly the best dad, grandpa, and husband. Jerry worked at Chrysler as a heat treat specialist. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, and taking vacations. He was also a member of the Moose and Peru Maennerchor.

Jerry is survived by his wife; children, Sherry Kay (Lewis) Frampton of Florida, Scott (Christina) Field, Ronald “Ray” (Dawn) Copeland of Wabash, Ramona (Ernie) Holbrook of Wabash, Indiana, Reneé Eads, Rhonda (Mike L.) Selleck of Peru; 35 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, several great-great grandchildren; and a brother, Tom Field of Lakevilla, Illinois.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Frieda, Helen, Barb, Loretta, Mary Ann, Zelma; and brothers, Henry and Kenneth. 

Visitation will be held on Monday, January 17, 2022, at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana from 11am to 1pm. Funeral service will follow at 1pm with Pastor Phil Troxell officiating. Burial will take place at Ever-Rest Memorial Park in Logansport, Indiana. Military rites will be provided by the Miami County Military Rites team.

Memorial contributions can be made to The Moose-Post 249 or VFW Post-2067.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Family and friends may sign the online guestbook at

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January 17, 2022

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

Funeral Service
January 17, 2022

1:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970


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