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Penny Sue (Rasmussen) Frederick

June 30, 1965 ~ September 3, 2021 (age 56)


Penny Sue Frederick, 56, of Peru, IN passed away on Friday, September 3, 2021 at Dukes Memorial Hospital in Peru, IN.

Born in Peru at Dukes Hospital June 30, 1965, she was the daughter of Ben and Mavis (Rose) Rasmussen. She and her family moved to Bunker Hill in 1973. She attended Maconaquah High School up until 11th grade, finishing at and graduating from Zweibrucken High School in Germany. In 1983, she married Dale J. Frederick.  He survives.

Penny worked at numerous places as her husband was in the Air Force and moved to different AF bases before getting out in 1992. After that, they moved back to Peru, Indiana where they stayed.

Penny was a Life member of the VFW Auxiliary Post 2067. She also loved gardening, every year planting flowers in her pots around her deck. She also collected cow windchimes and memorabilia.  She loved her dogs Maggiemae, Mandy, Olivia, and her bird Smokieboy, which were her kids.

She is survived by a sister Cathie (Jay) Colaizzi of Satsuma, Florida, a brother George (Teresa) Rasmussen of Macy, IN. Also, brother-in-law Bob Kreig of Bunker Hill, and sister-in-law Toni Rasmussen of Peru; and 4 nieces, 5 nephews, 5 great-nieces, and 6 great-nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister Velba (Rasmussen) Kreig, and brother Mark Rasmussen.

Friends may call from 4pm – 6pm on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home, 105 West Third Street, Peru, Indiana. Funeral service will be held at 10am on Friday, September 10, 2021 with Bishop Rich Tucker officiating. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery, Peru.

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

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September 9, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

Funeral Service
September 10, 2021

10:00 AM
Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home
105 West Third Street
Peru, IN 46970

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