Tina Leota Dagnen

October 6, 1960 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Tina Dagnen Obituary

Tina Dagnen went to be with the lord on February 4th 2024 at a young age of 63, surrounded by her family.

Tina was a loving sister, mother and grandmother. Tina resided in Peru with her long time friend / companion Sonny Arwood. 

Tina graduated in 1979 from Peru Highschool and received a certificate to be a Nurses Aid. She spent 20 years at Woodcrest in Peru as well as Tina worked at the Salvation Army because she loved to be a thrifter. Tina loved to spend time down by the river with her companion Sonny and watch the Eagles and cranes pass by. She enjoyed cooking, buying nic nacs for her grandchildren and helping others when she could. 

Surviving is her son Jesse (Stephanie) Helton of Logansport, her sisters Denise Troxell and Teresa Jernigan of Peru, 4 grandchildren Kayli Helton, Andrew Helton, Alexander Helton, Hannah Miles. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews. 

Proceeded in death are her mom and dad, Patricia and Edward Dagnen, her son Damon Miles and her grandparents. 

There will be a celebration of life at Peru Church of the Brethren on February 24th from 3:00-4:30. There will be a service done at 4:30 and meal to follow.

In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to the local Peru Salvation Army.

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Celebration of Life
February 24, 2024

3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Peru Church of the Brethren
134 East 5th Street
Peru, IN 46970
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Funeral Service
February 24, 2024

4:30 PM
Peru Church of the Brethren
134 East 5th Street
Peru, IN 46970
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