Adwena Nester photo

Adwena Nester (52) went home to the Lord on August 30, 2017, at 3:21PM; surrounded by those who loved her.

She was born in Bunker Hill, IN. at Grissom Air Force Base on January 29, 1965. Adwena was a long time employee at Dukes Memorial Hospital where she served as the Miami County Medical Center office coordinator, along with spending valuable years with Advanced Urology in Peru. She was an avid gardener, interior decorator, apprentice to Martha Stewart and enjoyed spending time in her pool. She lived everyday of her life for her children and was their biggest cheerleader in all of their successes.

Darle Gene Azbell photo

Darle Gene Azbell, 74, of Peru, IN, passed away at home on August 27, 2017 after a courageous 3 month battle with brain cancer. He was born in Denver, IN on May 30, 1943 to the late Thurman and Lova Snyder Azbell.

He was a graduate of Rochester High School in 1961 and worked at Delphi Electronics, Kokomo, IN for 32 years until his retirement in 2005.

Diana “Lynn” Fickle photo

Diana “Lynn” Fickle, 61, of Peru, IN, passed away at home on August 31, 2017. She was born in Logansport, IN November 10, 1955 to the late Edward Clem and Marjorie Clem.

She was a graduate of Peru High School, class of 1973. She was a hard worker and worked for Woodcrest Manufacturing for almost 18 years.

Lindsey N. Harts, 26, Kokomo, Indiana, passed away at 5:54 a.m. on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, in Kokomo.

Born September 27, 1990, in Logansport, Indiana, she was the daughter of Joseph James Harts and the former Lori Jo Boston.

Autie Lucas “Luke” Ferguson photo

Autie Lucas “Luke” Ferguson, 52, Wabash, Indiana, moved on to form a new band in Heaven on Friday, August 25, 2017.

Born December 15, 1964, in Mount Gilead, Ohio, he was the son of Autie Lee and Ruth Webb Ferguson. On June 11, 2011, Luke married his soulmate, Angela Isaac Ferguson.

Kermitt Kenneth Koistinen photo

Kermitt Kenneth Koistinen, 90, passed away on August 24, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Peru, IN after a brief illness.

Pauline Smith Photo

Pauline Smith, 85, formerly of Miami County, Indiana, passed away at 10:05 p.m. on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at NHC Health Care, Sumter, South Carolina.

Born August 11, 1932, in Kentucky, she was the daughter of Jessie and Ila Sparks Gross.

Sandra Kay Sutton photo

Sandra Kay Sutton, 72, of Amboy, passed away at 3:05 P.M., Sunday, August 27, 2017 at Community Howard Hospital, Kokomo. She was born in Peru on February 7, 1945, the daughter of Woodrow Vern and Wanda Mae Howard Bowland.

Sandra married Larry E. Sutton in New Tazewell, TN on December 5, 1963 and he preceded her in death on April 27, 2011.