Clyde Lawrence Myers photo

Clyde Lawrence Myers - August 12, 1925-January 23, 2019

John 11:25-26 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life, He who believes in me will never die.”

On the morning of January 23, Clyde was welcomed into Heaven where he has so longed to be and into the arms of Jesus where his beautiful wife Catherine (Kate) also awaited him. Clyde was born on August 12, 1925, in Plymouth, Indiana to Jacob and Anna (Metzler) Myers.

Charlene Christine DeRossett photo

Charlene Christine DeRossett, 66, of Peru, passed away at 1:01 P.M., Sunday, January 20, 2019, at IU Health Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis. She was born in Louisville, KY on November 3, 1952, the daughter of Christopher C. and Catherine L. Williams DeRossett.

Charlene was a graduate of Paris High School, attended Ivy Tech, and was a member of the Renegades Dance Club. She worked at Dukes Memorial Hospital for 20 years in the OB, Medical Records, and Surgery departments. She also worked for Powers and Sons Construction as an Admin. Secretary.

Her love of family was only enhanced by her love of life. Charlene never met a stranger and made you feel like an instant friend.

Janice Ann Kubiak photo

Janice Ann Kubiak, 76, Peru, passed away January 15, 2019, in Indianapolis. She was born January 7, 1943, in Richmond, KY, the daughter of Carl Whitaker and Beatrice (Underwood) Brown.

Janice graduated from Woodward High School in Norwood, OH in 1961, and then enlisted in the United States Air Force where she served until 1966. In 1963 she married Victor Kubiak. Janice also served in the Air Force Reserves from 1975-1996, and civil service from 1978-1994. Following retirement, she took care of dozens of foster children. She was a member of Peru Grace Brethren Church and taught in the Good News Clubs in local schools.

Janice was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Alan Whitaker. She is survived by her daughters, Vicky Schultz (Jeffrey) and Laura Yeager (Dr. Doyle Yeager); her grandchildren, Kayla Decker, Lloyd Yeager, Zachary Schultz, Beatrice Yeager, Logan Schultz, Alyvia Yeager, Elli Yeager, Molly Schultz, and Sydney Yeager; and her great-grandchildren, Kirstyn Goshert, Caleb Decker, and Jackson Decker.

Barbara Rose Sharp photo

Barbara Rose Sharp, 70, of Converse, passed away at 10:08a on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo.

She was born in Peru on May 2, 1948, to Willard and Rose Marie (Carraway) Lindsey. She married Edward Sharp, and he preceded her in death on November 15, 2008. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her daughter, Michelle (Rodney) Transier of Converse. Also surviving are grandchildren: Nicholas Magee, Morgan (Phil) Wimmer, Alexandrah Transier, Wesley Transier, and Griffin Transier; and great-grandchildren: Keagan Magee, Xander Magee, and Noah Wimmer; and special friends Dave and Kathy Briner.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and two brothers Leon Wayne Lindsey and James Calvin Lindsey.

Delores Llouise Titus photo

Delores Llouise Titus, 76, Peru, passed away at 1:06 p.m. on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne.

Born October 25, 1942, in Cass County, Indiana, she was the daughter of William Nickels and Mary Alice Warner Nickels.

She had worked at United Tech/Lear in Peru for over fifteen years.

Survivors include three children, Donald Mosley, Jr., Tammy (Jerry) Hiles, and Raymond (Keshia) Mosley, all of Peru; twelve grandchildren, eighteen great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Donna Tyre, Peru; and Wanda Sue Nickels, Logansport.

Christine Moreland photo

Christine Moreland, 90, of West Milton, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at Blair Ridge Assisted Living in Peru.

She was born on March 6, 1928, in Hazard, Kentucky to John and Gertrude (Neil) Gilmore. She married Lee Moreland in 1947, and he preceded her in death in 1989. She later married James Pruitt in 2010, and he preceded her in death in 2018.

Christine retired as an assembly line worker at Captot Corporation in Tipp City. She was also a member of the Hoffman United Methodist Church.

Rusty Dale Gochenour photo

Rusty Dale Gochenour, 58, of Macy, passed away on Monday, January 14, 2019, at his home.

He was born in Peru, Indiana on January 23, 1960. On November 25, 1984, he married his loving wife Linda. Rusty was the proud dad to two girls, Brittany Brandenburg and husband Pat and Kylie Gochenour and fiancé Cody.

Rusty is also survived by his mom, Joyce Kellems, two brothers Brent and Tim and step-siblings Jack Kellems and Kelly Merryman.

There will be a celebration of life held from 2 pm – 7 pm on Sunday, January 20th at the Moose Lodge, 1911 Westside Road, Rochester.

Barbara L. Richter photo

Barbara L. Richter passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, at 8:48 am at her home.

Barbara was born in Detroit, Michigan on June 12, 1932, to Robert and Monelle (Brower) Rimpler who preceded her in death. She married Walter M. Richter on August 5, 1955. He preceded her in death on May 10, 1985. She loved her family, working with her flowers, cooking, watching the Indianapolis Colts, and Nascar races. She had a strong faith and attended the First Christian Church. She was a graduate of Twelve Mile High School, South Bend Business College, and retired from Farm Credit Services. She was a past member of the Peru Civic Center board, Peru Business and Professional Women, and Dukes Hospital Auxiliary.

She is survived by son Max R. Richter of Peru, daughter Lori A. Richter of Peru, and sister Carol Arthur of Twelve Mile. Also, nephews Jim (Vicki) Richter, Marty (Kathleen) Arthur, Mike (Jayme) Arthur, and Doug Arthur; as well as her honorary son, Terry Wray. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, brother-in-law and sister-in-law Ernest and Mary Richter, brother-in-law Richard Arthur, and niece Sara Nash.