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Julie R. (Hunt) Sisson

June 16, 1959 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 61)


Julie R. (Hunt) Sisson, 61 of Peru, passed away at 1:42 pm on Friday, January 1, 2021, surrounded by family.

She was born on June 16, 1959 to Doyal and Connie Hunt. She graduated from Peru High School in 1978.  She married Michael Sisson on January 12, 1980.  They had three children Brooke Sheets (Adam), Carrie Fishback (Jared), and Carley Sisson (Cody Chamberlain).  She is survived by her brother Jay Hunt (Lynn) and nephew Drew Hunt.  Julie is also survived by her nine grandchildren Ryne Babbs, Dawsen Babbs, Pierce Babbs, Emma Babbs, Aiden Sheets, Addisyn Sheets, Jenna Fishback, Natalie Fishback, and Lindsey Fishback.

Julie was preceded in death by her father Doyal Hunt and her mother Connie Hunt.

Julie worked at Miami County Courthouse for over 20 years. Before working at the courthouse, she worked at K-mart for many years.  She enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. Going to watch her grandkids playing football, basketball and baseball was one of her favorite things to do.  She was their biggest fan.  Her dog Oliver held a special place in her heart.  She had a love for planting flowers with her daughter Carley. She also enjoyed watching Michigan football and basketball.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to Peru Cal Ripken Baseball PO Box 1196 Peru, IN 46970.  Please write Julie Sisson memorial with the donation. 

Visitation will be held on Tuesday January 5, 2021 from 4pm-7pm at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana.  (Due to COVID-19 restrictions, face coverings are required at all times for all visitors to the funeral home, and social distancing guidelines will be observed.)  A private funeral for immediate family will be held on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 1pm at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, with Pastor Phil Cruea officiating.  Burial will take place at Westlawn Cemetery in Denver, Indiana.

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

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January 5, 2021

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

Funeral Service
January 6, 2021

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


Peru Cal Ripken Baseball
P.O. Box 1196, Peru IN 46970

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