Donald E. Lowe photo

Donald E. Lowe, 89, of Peru passed away on November 16, 2018. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Flowers-Leedy Funeral Home. Visit for details forthcoming.


Anita J. (Finster) Sprinkle photo

Anita J. (Finster) Sprinkle walked into the arms of Jesus on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

She was born October 15, 1923, to Guy and Clara (Jackson) Cunningham. On December 3, 1941, she married Chester J. Finster who preceded her to heaven on December 25, 1992. On January 11, 1997, she married Elbert P. Sprinkle who also preceded her to heaven on March 17, 2004.

Anita was retired from American Trust Company. She leaves behind her daughter, Carlene (Mark) Harmon of Bunker Hill, Rod (Patty) Finster of Tremont, PA, and daughter-in-law Malinda Finster of Franklin, TN, grandchildren Ashlee (Dana) Bartley of Franklin, TN, Allyson Finster of Tremont, PA, and David (Sadie) Harmon of Bunker Hill as well as one great-grandson, Hayden Finster of Tremont, PA. Besides her husbands, Anita was preceded to heaven by her son, Dean Finster who passed away September 20, 2018, and her sisters, Mary Lou Sommers, and Eula Jean Eikenberry.

Harold Lynn Miser

The world’s greatest circus fan transitioned to heaven’s center ring on Thursday, November 15th at 12:58 pm. Born on February 14, 1932 to Minta and Millard Miser in Montpelier, Ohio,

Harold Lynn Miser was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend. An Air Force Veteran, Harold proudly served our country during the Korean War and his military decorations include the Nation Defense Service Medal. He was a jet mechanic for over 40 years at GAFB retiring in 1990. Harold was a member of the Mexico Baptist Church, where he served as a Deacon and a member of the Peru Amateur Circus, where he was recognized as the first Honorary Rigger of the Year. He loved the circus, camping, traveling and spending time at their winter home in Sarasota, Florida. But more than anything he loved spending time with his family and friends telling stories (and having a beer or two).

Harold was married for 64 years to Roberta, the love of his life, who survives. They are the proud parents of four sons: Craig (Lori) of Indianapolis, Mike (deceased), Jerry (Margo) of Indianapolis, and Brian (Tina) of Peru and honorary son and daughter Randy and Debi Wallick of Peru. He had one brother, Dale Miser (deceased) and sister-in-law Eileen Miser of Montpelier, Ohio. Harold loved his grandchildren dearly. They include Christy Chantos, Jamie Miser, Starr Miser Julian, Alex Miser, Jesse Miser, Andrea Miser, Philip Miser, Briana Miser Dyche, Skyler Miser, Misty Grayson, Melissa Black, and Matthew Birner. The Miser family also includes 18 beautiful great-grandchildren.

Lorri Ann Fields photo

Lorri Ann Fields, 56, passed away on October 29, 2018, at Life Care Center in Plainwell, Michigan. She was born on August 27, 1962, the daughter of Larry W. and Carolyn J. Fields.

She was a 1984 graduate of Purdue University with a degree in Home Economics and a past Honored Queen of Bethel 19, International Order of Job’s Daughters.

Lorri is survived by her brothers Tony (Carey L. Justice) Fields, Rob (Kim) Fields; an aunt Linda Harris and an uncle Bill Harris; nephews Conner Fields, Rhys Fields, Simon Fields and Ben Hibbs.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Joyce Ann Mounts photo

Joyce Ann Mounts, at the age of 88, passed away peacefully into our Lord and Savior's arms at 7:31 pm on Wednesday, November 14, 2018. She was surrounded by family and her pastor as she left to see her "Sweet Jesus," as she often referred to Him.

Joyce was born May 31, 1930, in Peru, Indiana. She was the daughter of Harry "Dutch" and Martha L. Cover Howard. On July 27, 1962, she married Claude E. "Chuck" Mounts. Chuck passed away on August 13, 1990.

Joyce was an active member of the New Life United Methodist Church. She loved the church music ministry and was active in the choir. Joyce loved her church family very much.

Joyce retired from Kokomo Accounts Service. In retirement, she spent many happy hours grooming her vast yard and flower gardens. Joyce thoroughly enjoyed feeding birds, especially the hummingbirds. But mostly, Joyce enjoyed gathering with her family and friends.

William Michael Gipson photo

William Michael Gipson, 66, passed away Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

He is survived by two brothers, Kenneth (Dora) Gipson, of Lost Creek, KY, and Kevin (Norma) Gipson, Peru, IN.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents, Alma and Henry Gipson.

He enjoyed computers, electronics, working on motorcycles as well as racing.

Nathan Pearson photo

Nathan Pearson, 18, Logansport, passed away on Nov. 13, 2018, in Logansport IN. Nathan was a 2018 graduate of Logansport High School. He loved to play World of Warcraft.

He was the son of Angela (John) Musall and Courtney (April) Pearson; sisters; Ashlyn and Alyson Almon, Johnna (Joe) Hiles Julianna Musall and Nova Pearson; brothers; Jacob (Cheyenne), Jordan and Jett Musall; grandparents; Deborah (Mark) Binney, Michael (Teresa) Almon; Vicky Penn, Rob (Sandra)Pearson, Carolyn Daly and John (Debra) Musall; aunts; Aubree Binney, Mellenie and Lindsey Pearson, Taylor Shanks; uncles; Clint (Amy) Almon, Josh (Samantha) Musall, Jared (Heather) Musall, Jesse (Allie) Musall, Jordan Penn, Tanner Shanks. Along with other loving family.

He was preceded in death by his step grandfathers; Martin Daly and Steve Penn.

Raymond Bean photo

Raymond Bean, born February 25, 1939, to John Henry Bean and Ruth Roberts Bean in Rullo, Nebraska, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018, at 8:20 pm at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, surrounded by his family.

He married Thelma Louise Hackbarth Bean in Omaha, Nebraska on May 27, 1966. They had three children. He worked and retired from Chrysler Casting Plant, beginning February 13, 1973, thru May 31, 1999. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He had a passion for Nascar, supported the Autism Foundation, and always had a silly song or joke to lend.

He was preceded in death by his wife Thelma Louise Hackbarth Bean, his mother and father, three brothers, and three sisters.