Patricia Darlene Love Crippen

Patricia Darlene Love Crippen, 63, Denver, Indiana, passed away at 4:00 a.m. on Friday, July 19, 2019, at Wellbrooke of Wabash.

Born March 3, 1956, in Peru, Indiana, she was the daughter of James Glen Love and Martha Christine Weideman Love. On May 2, 1976, in Peru, Indiana, she was married to Kim A. Crippen, and he preceded her in death on October 9, 2018.

Darlene attended Walk by Faith in Roann. She worked for many years in the kitchen at North Miami Elementary School and had also worked at Doud’s Orchard and W. C. Redmon Company. She loved being around family and friends more than anything and enjoyed countless hours relaxing with her loved ones at the campgrounds.

Gary J. Gore

Gary J. Gore, 68, of Logansport, passed away at 2:40 P.M., Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Peru. He was born in Detroit, MI on January 20, 1951, the son of James F. and Anna Browne Gore.

Gary was a retired car salesman, an avid golfer and thoroughly enjoyed swimming. He eagerly anticipated his monthly trip to the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City.

He is survived by his mother, Anna Gore Caldwell of Peru.

Gary was preceded in death by his father and a brother, John Gore.

Robert Louis Malott

Robert Louis Malott, 60, Peru, passed away at 3:24 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019, at his residence.

Born December 9, 1958, in Peru, Indiana, he was the son of Sammy W. and Virginia L. Godfroy Malott.

He was a proud member of the Miami Nation of Indians, belonging to the tribe in Indiana and Oklahoma. He was a graduate of Logansport High School and served in the United States Army. He worked for Progress Rail in Peru for several years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and prided himself in taking care of the flowers that surrounded his home.

Regis C. McAllister

Regis C. McAllister, 96, of Peru, passed away at 3:35 P.M., Friday, July 12, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Peru, IN. She was born in Peru on June 6, 1923, the daughter of John T. and Josephine Haley McAllister.

Regis was a 1941 graduate of Peru High School and a 1945 graduate of the St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in South Bend, IN. She was employed as a RN at the Wabash Railroad Hospital from 1946 till 1949. In 1949 she went to work for Dr. Sam and Dr. Don Ferrara where she remained until her retirement in 1988. After retiring from her nursing career, Regis maintained an active social life. She loved to play euchre and enjoyed spending time with friends. She later returned to work at Area V for several years which she so enjoyed.

A life long member of St. Charles Catholic Church, Regis’s greatest joy in life was her Roman Catholic Faith as witnessed by her regular attendance at daily Mass. Most of all, she did her best, lived well, laughed often and was loved by many – a life well lived by any standard.

Jennifer S. (Snyder) Stuber

On July 6, 2019, at approximately 4:45 am, Jennifer S. (Snyder) Stuber, 49, formerly of Peru, Indiana went to our Heavenly Father at her residence in Galveston, Indiana. Jen was born on June 19, 1970, to Julie "Cattin" Walker (Larry) and Teddy Snyder (Deb).

Jen is survived by daughters Abbi Stuber (Aj) and Sidney Ooten (Jake), expecting granddaughter Baby "O", Fiancé Shawn Nelson, and son, Gunnar. Also surviving are sisters Jessie Ewing (Steve) and Michelle Douglass (Aaron), brother Steven Adair (Hannah), mother Julie Walker (Larry), stepmother Deb Snyder, several nieces and nephews that include one great-niece, several cousins along with multiple "adopted" children that would call Jen "Mom."

Jen was preceded in death by her son Zachary Stuber, father Teddy Snyder, and grandparents Clyde and Betty Cattin along with Arthur and Vera Snyder.

Janet Susan Hilgeman

Janet Susan Hilgeman, 77, of Peru, passed away at 4:58 P.M., Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at her residence. Susie was born in Peru on September 3, 1941, the daughter of Lyman and Ruth McDade Cover. She married John P. Hilgeman and he survives.

Susie worked as a clerk at Peru Utilities.

Surviving in addition to her husband, John, are her sons Blake Hilgeman and his wife Yvonne of Walton and John J. Hilgeman of Peru; grandchildren Daniel Hilgeman, Alyia Hilgeman, Ashley Hilgeman, and Kailen Hilgeman.

George J. Thurston

George J. Thurston, 84, of Peru, passed away at 7:00 A.M., Thursday, July 11, 2019, at his residence. George was born in Catron, MO on June 9, 1935, the son of George J. and Jennie Mae Seals Thurston. George married Judith C. Helsley in Greentown, IN on June 28, 1961, and she preceded him in death on March 10, 2018.

George was a veteran in the U. S. Army and was retired from Marburger Foods in 1999 where he operated the Refrigerated Express Division.

He was an example of purest devotion foremost to his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, but also to his church and country.

Freda Jean Dickerhoff, 67, of Peru, passed away on July 8, 2019, at her residence. She was born in West Virginia on January 16, 1952, to the late, Sid Mabe and Rosie (Stroud) Newsome. On April 19, 1974, she married the love of her life Rolland, and he survives.

Freda was a dedicated housewife and grandmother. She looked forward to spending time with her 21 grandchildren, planting flowers and going to garage sales.

She is survived by her husband; Rolland, children; Rhonda (Tom) Smith, Lisa (Billy Pullins) Hughes, Kenneth Roberts, Rolland Roberts, Shawn (Bethany) Dickerhoff, Tiffany (Samuel) Sims and Shane (Amber) Dickerhoff, 21 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, mother in law; Donna Copeland and 1 brother; Hayes Newsome Jr.