Obituary Annoucement
A listing of our funeral home's most recent obituaries.

Deborah E. "Deb" Davis

Born: 
December 23, 1952
Died: 
March 22, 2017
Services: 
A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Deborah E. Davis will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday March 25, 2017 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, 201 N. Main Street, Amboy, IN with Deb’s uncle Pastor Wayne Bogue officiating.
Services: 
Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon until the time of service at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home.
Deborah E. Davis, 64, of Amboy passed away at 10:14 AM Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Community Howard Regional Health, Kokomo, IN. She was born in West Memphis, AR on December 23, 1952 the daughter of Hubert and Irene Cunningham Smith. Deb married Jimmie L. Davis on May 6, 1984 and he survives. Deb was a homemaker who loved horses and enjoyed camping and spending time with her family.

James H. Hamman, Jr.

Born: 
November 28, 1927
Died: 
March 22, 2017
Services: 
Memorial Service 11:00 A.M., Friday, March 31, 2017 at Oakdale Baptist Church
Services: 
Visitation from 9:30 to 11:00 A.M., Friday at the church.
James H. Hamman, Jr., 89, of Peru, passed away at 5:50 A.M., Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Peru. Jim was born in Miami County, IN on November 28, 1927, the son of James H. and Susie Opal Jones Hamman, Sr. He married Angel Pimminger on July 24, 1954 and she preceded him in death on December 25, 1983. Jim then married Betty Logan Bowman in Peru on December 10, 1989 and she survives. Jim was a 1945 graduate of Macy High School and a member of the Oakdale Baptist Church where he had served as a Deacon.

Violet M. Marley

Born: 
April 2, 1922
Died: 
March 17, 2017
Services: 
To be announced at a later date.
Violet M. Marley, 94 of Swayzee, IN, passed away at 12:05 P.M., Friday, March 17, 2017 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Marion, IN. She was born in Kendallville, IN on April 2, 1922 the daughter of Arthur and Nancy Bowman Nichols. Violet married Albert Marley on December 30, 1945 and he preceded her in death on November 19, 1971. Violet was a homemaker and attended the Sims Wesleyan Church. She enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and was an avid bingo player. Surviving is a son Albert Marley, Jr.

Thresa E. Collier

Born: 
February 9, 1938
Died: 
March 14, 2017
Services: 
Memroial Service, 2:00 P.M., Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home.
Services: 
Visitation, Noon to 2:00 P.M., Friday, prior to the service.
Thresa E. Collier, formerly of Marion, passed away at 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in Greenwood, IN. She was born in Marion, IN on February 9, 1938, the daughter of Orval and Mary Harmon Fager. Thresa was a 1956 graduate of Converse High School. She was born and raised in this area and thoroughly enjoyed spending time with her friends and family.

Anita T. Costin

Born: 
October 1, 1929
Died: 
March 11, 2017
Services: 
Mass of Christian Burial, 11:00 A.M., Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the St. Charles Catholic Church
Services: 
Visitation 4:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.
Anita T. Costin, 87, of Peru, passed away at 8:00 A.M., Saturday, March 11, 2017 at Blair Ridge Health Campus. Anita was born in Chicago, IL on October 1, 1929, the daughter of Joseph H. and Isabel A. Collins Costin. Anita grew up in Peru and attended St. Charles Grade School. She was a graduate of St. Angela Academy in Morris, IL, received her B.A. degree from St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame and her Master’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.

Dale L. Ramsey

Born: 
November 5, 1932
Died: 
March 9, 2017
Services: 
Funeral Service 2:00 P.M., Monday, March 13, 2017 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home
Services: 
Visitation from 1:00 to 5:00 P.M., Sunday at the funeral home.
Dale L. Ramsey, 84, of Santa Fe, IN, passed away at 1:13 P.M., Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne, IN. He was born in Miami County, IN on November 5, 1932 the son of Paul and Bernice Jenkins Ramsey. Dale married Doris Stambaugh at the Santa Fe UMC on June 16, 1957 and she survives. Dale was a 1950 graduate of Bunker Hill High School and a US Army Veteran. His military decorations include the Good Conduct Medal, the Army of Occupation Medal and the National Defense Service Medal. Dale was employed as a Radio Analyst at Delco Electronics for 30 years.

Holly E. Brown

Born: 
December 22, 1960
Died: 
March 6, 2017
Services: 
A grave side service will be held at 1:00 PM, Saturday, March 11, 2017 at the Park Lawn Cemetery.
Holly E. Brown, 56, of Amboy, IN, passed away at 9:45 P.M., Monday, March 6, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne. She was born in Peru on December 22, 1960 the daughter of Gerald H. and Nancy Ramsey Hunt. Holly married Brett Roach and together they had a son Matthew. A 1979 graduate of Peru High School, Holly then attended St. Mary of the Woods for 2 years and also attended IUK. She was a devoted student while attending school. Holly was employed as a clerk at Mississinewa Reservoir with the DNR.

Mary Rose Helm

Born: 
July 2, 1923
Died: 
February 19, 2017
Services: 
Mass of Christian Burial, 11:30 A.M., Thursday, March 9, 2017 at St. Charles Catholic Church
Services: 
Visitation 6:00 to 7:00 P.M., with Prayer Service at 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home
Mary Rose (Dipilla) Helm, 94, formerly of Peru, IN, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family on February 19, 2017 in Menifee, CA. Mary was born in Peru, on July 2, 1922 the daughter of Antony and Theresa (Pullano) Dipilla. Mary graduated from Peru High School in 1940. After graduating, Mary worked at Kresge Department store. Mary then devoted her time raising her two sons, volunteering her time to the church, her son’s schools, and the Boy Scouts of America in Frankfort. She also worked at the Frankfort Moose.

Miriam "Mim" Bossard Theobald

Born: 
December 10, 1908
Died: 
January 29, 2017
Services: 
A Memorial will be scheduled at a later date
Miriam (Mim) Bossard Theobald 108 years of age Mim passed away peacefully during the early morning hours on Sunday, January 29, 2017 after a brief illness, at Abbington Lansdale, PA hospital. She was in telephonic communication with her daughter as she passed. A memorial service was held in her honor at Normandy Farms Estates, Blue Bell, Pennsylvania on February 3, 2017. Mim was born in Toledo Ohio on December 10, 1908 to parents Ada Richer and John W. Bossard.

Pamela J. Moore

Born: 
October 6, 1958
Died: 
February 24, 2017
Services: 
Funeral Service 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home
Services: 
Visitation from Noon to 2:00 P.M., Wednesday prior to the service.
Pamela J. Moore, 58, formerly of Peru passed away at 11:15 PM, Friday, February 24, 2017 at Summit City Nursing Home, Ft. Wayne, IN. Pamela was born in Peru October 6, 1958, the daughter of W.C. and Flora B. Burt Rogers. Pamela married Larry Moore on June 23, 2000 and he survives. She was a member of the Wayman AME Church. After getting her license in cosmetology, Pam enjoyed styling and braiding hair for family and friends as much as she was able. She also worked as an aid in nursing homes. Her love for her family and friends ran deep.
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