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Marie C. Jax, 59, of Peru passed away on June 26, 2017 at her residence.
She was born in Gary, Indiana on August 2, 1957 to John Turner and Francoise Claessens.

Ralph D. Sommers Photo
Ralph D. Sommers, 85, formerly of Peru, passed away peacefully and went to be with the Lord and his beloved wife Cecilia at 5:14 PM, Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at the residence of his daughter Cindy in Noblesville, IN. 

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Martin T.F. Hamlett, 85, of Peru passed away on June 27, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor.

Margaret Lee (Hostetler) Schmidt Photo
On Friday, June 23, 2017, Margaret Lee (Hostetler) Schmidt, 92, passed from this life to join those loved ones who anxiously awaited her arrival beyond the veil of this existence.

Kim I. Melson Photo
Kim I. Melson, 65, of Peru, passed away at 12:13 P.M., Tuesday, June 20, 2017 in Ft. Wayne, IN. He was born in Peru on July 25, 1951 the son of Harry and Berdean Kuhns Melson. 

Steve Garner Photo
Steve Garner, 68, of Peru, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and loved ones at 10:34 P.M., Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo, IN. 
He was born in Kokomo, IN on January 3, 1949 the son of Everett and Betty Lou Isaacs Garner. Steve married Toni Steele on May 2, 1997 and she survives. 

Cara Elizabeth Sheppard Photo
Cara Elizabeth Sheppard, 29, Peru, Indiana, passed away on Monday, June 19, 2017, at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru, from injuries sustained in a car accident.

Robert W. Eldridge Photo
Robert W. Eldridge, 92, of Peru, passed away at 5:20 P.M., Monday, June 19, 2017.
He was born in Peru, IN on November 18, 1924 the son of Donald and Helen Murphy Eldridge.  Bob married Dorothy Schmidt at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Peru on December 11, 1944 and she survives.