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Kenneth Eugene Roles

October 1, 1939 ~ November 17, 2021 (age 82)

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Kenneth Eugene Roles Sr., 82, of Peru passed away peacefully at 2:47 a.m. Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at the VA Hospital of Northern Indiana in Fort Wayne. 

He was born October 1, 1939 in Lansing, Michigan to Orval Verl and Dorothy Jewel (Corsey) Roles.

Ken was enlisted in the Air Force from 1957-1977. He enjoyed going to garage sales and finding the most unique things, always coming home with something interesting. Another thing he loved was looking for golf balls and had a huge collection. He also loved to indulge in a night of euchre. 

Survivors include; his siblings, Audrey Frisbie, Sandie Roles, Jerry Roles, Robert Roles, and Jack Roles; son, Kenny Roles; and grandchildren, Lexi and Lucas Roles. 

He was preceded in death by his spouse, Paulette Schoolman Roles; sister, Ella Mae Hess; brother, Jim Roles; and grandchild, Marissa Kay Roles.

A celebration of life will be held on Monday, November 29, 2021, from 12:00-2:00 p.m. at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana.

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

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Celebration of Life
November 29, 2021

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

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