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

Pauline Myers

Born: 
August 2, 1919
Died: 
September 15, 2016
Services: 
Memorial Service 11:00 A.M., Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Howard-Miami Mennonite Chruch
Services: 
Visitation from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday at the church.
Mary Pauline Myers, 97, of rural Kokomo passed away at 4:55 PM, Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Century Villa Health Care in Greentown, IN. She was born in Marshal County, IN on August 2, 1919, the daughter of Emanuel and Mazie Olive Kendall Troyer. Pauline married Dorwin “D.C.” Myers on February 13, 1944. He preceded her in death on December 26, 2003. Pauline was a homemaker and an active member of Howard-Miami Mennonite Church until her later years. She enjoyed quilting, and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Paul "Roger" Davis

Born: 
November 26, 1945
Died: 
September 15, 2016
Services: 
service celebrating the life of Paul “Roger” Davis will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main Street, Peru, IN with Pastor J. Robert Clark officiating. Burial will be in the Mt. Hope
Services: 
Family and friends will gather Tuesday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.
Paul “Roger” Davis know as Roger to most friends and family was put to rest September 15, 2016 at 3:58 AM. He was born November 26, 1945 to Juanita Smith Davis and Frank Willis Davis in Van Lear, Kentucky. He was a border line mentally handicapped son born to a disabled World War II Veteran which enabled him to receive many benefits thru out his life. Bless our Veterans. Both parents preceded him in death. His many hobbies included raising rabbits and fish guppies, when he was younger and as he grew older he got into weight lifting and wrestling which stayed with him thru out his life.

Margaret Burkhardt

Born: 
March 1, 1924
Died: 
September 12, 2016
Services: 
A service celebrating the life of Margaret Burkhardt will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, September 19, 2016 at the Main Street United Methodist Church, 81 W. Main Street, Peru, IN with Pastor Lauren Hall officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Services: 
Family and friends will gather from 4:00-7:00 PM, Sunday at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main Street, Peru, IN.
Margaret E. Burkhardt, 92, of Denver, IN passed away at 7:30 A.M., Monday, September 12, 2016 at her residence. She was born in Cass County, IN on March 1, 1924 the daughter of Roy and Mary Bloomer Huddleston. Margaret married Marvin E. Burkhardt on March 11, 1944 and he preceded her in death on August 1, 1995. Margaret was an honors graduate of Peru High School, a member of the Main Street United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women.

Rev. James L. Lund

Born: 
May 12, 1933
Died: 
September 10, 2016
Services: 
A service celebrating the life of Rev. James L. Lund will be held at 11:00 AM, Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the Oakdale Baptist Church, 348 Chili Avenue, Peru, IN with Pastors Gary Britton and Robert Stuck officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Peru, IN.
Services: 
Family and friends will gather from 4:00-8:00 PM Friday at the Oakdale Baptist Church. Commencing at 7:30 PM Friday, there will be a Masonic Service followed by an IOOF Service and ending with a Knights of Pythias Service.
Rev. James L. Lund, 83, of Peru passed away at 12:08 AM Saturday, September 10, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne. He was born in Peru on May 12, 1933 the son of Norvil Elias and Dorthea Lee DePuy Lund. Jim married Phyllis B. Shafer at the First Brethren Church in Mexico on July 12, 1959 and she preceded him in death on February 13, 2005. He married Dorris Frazier on November 7, 2009 at the Sharon Baptist Church in Flora, IN and she survives. As a young boy, Jim worked as a paper boy and later worked in the advertising department for the Peru Tribune.

Hugh "Rudy" Rudolph

Born: 
October 9, 1932
Died: 
September 10, 2016
Services: 
A service celebrating the life Hugh “Rudy” Rudolph will be at 10:30 AM Thursday, September 15, 2016 at the Peru Church of the Brethren, 134 E. 5th Street, Peru, IN with Pastor Phil Cruea officiating, Burial will be at the Marion National Cemetery, Marion, IN with Military Graveside Services provided by the Miami County Military Rites Unit.
Services: 
Family and friends will gather from 4:30-8:00 PM Wednesday at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main Street, Peru, IN.
Hugh “Rudy” Rudolph, 83 of Peru passed away Saturday afternoon, September 10, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Lowndes County, AL on October 9, 1932 the son of Mac and Clara D. Hardy Rudolph. Rudy married Zelma Thomas in Selma, AL on December 30, 1961 and she survives. Rudy graduated from Hudson High School in Selma, AL and served as a Master Sergeant in the United States Air Force for 24 years retiring on January 31, 1977. His Military Declarations include the Air Force Good Conduct Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal.

Deloris Jean Laird

Born: 
February 4, 1928
Died: 
September 6, 2016
Services: 
A service celebrating the life of Deloris J. Laird will be held at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, 201 N. Main Street, Amboy, IN at 2:00 PM, Monday September 12, 2016 with Pastor Dwight Elliott officiating. Burial will be in the Park Lawn Cemetery
Services: 
Family and friends will gather from 2:00-6:00 PM, Sunday at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home
Deloris J. Laird, 88, Amboy, IN and Bradenton, FL, went home to heaven to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 6, 2016. She was born in Marion, IN on February 4, 1928, the daughter of Willard Franklin and Mary Ellen Zent Smith. Deloris married Robert D. Melton on September 15, 1946 and he preceded her in death in 1958. She married Warren E. Laird on December 1, 1963 and he survives. Deloris was a member of the Amboy Friends Church and attended Orange Grove Free Methodist Church in Bradenton, FL. She and her husband Warren owned and operated the Laird Funeral Home in Amboy.

Brian W. Brindle

Born: 
September 5, 1954
Died: 
September 4, 2016
Services: 
A service celebrating the life of Brian W. Brindle will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the Eikenberry Eddy Funeral Home, 84 West Main Street, Peru, IN with Pastors Jeff Sumner and J. Robert Clark officiating. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery
Services: 
Family and friends will gather from 3:00-8:00 PM, on Tuesday at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home.
Brian W. Brindle, 61, of Peru, passed peacefully into the hands of the Lord on the eve of his 62nd birthday, at 5:10 AM, Sunday, September 4, 2016, at Blair Ridge Health Campus in Peru, with his wife and sons at his side. He was born in Peru on September 5, 1954 the son of Richard and Muriel Safford Brindle. Brian married Leanne Windsor at the Parkview United Methodist Church on May 25, 1979 and she survives. Brian was a 1974 graduate of Peru High School and attended the Olive Branch Church of God. He was employed as a Tool & Die Maker at United Technology and an avid golfer.

Ruth E. Bowland

Born: 
October 9, 1928
Died: 
August 23, 2016
Services: 
A service celebrating the life of Ruth E. Bowland will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home, 201 North Main Street, Amboy, IN with Rev. Randy Smoot officiating. Burial will follow at the Park Lawn Cemetery,
Services: 
Family and friends will gather from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M., Thursday at the Laird-Eddy Funeral Home.
Ruth E. Bowland, 87, of Converse, passed away at 2:15 PM, Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at Millers Merry Manor in Marion, IN. She was born in Sweetser, IN on October 9, 1928 the daughter of Alva W. and Esther R. Oswald Ancil. Ruth married Russel L. Bowland on June 28, 1947 in Russiaville, IN and he survives. Ruth was a homemaker and attended Amboy United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Rebecca Lodge. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, camping and fishing but most of all she loved family get togethers.

Juanita Davis Wilson

Born: 
December 19, 1927
Died: 
August 20, 2016
Services: 
Funeral Service 11:00 A.M., Saturday, August 27, 2016 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home
Services: 
Visitation from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday at the funeral home.
Juanita Davis Wilson, 88, of Peru, passed away at 3:53 A.M., Saturday, August 20, 2016 at Dukes Memorial Hospital. She was born in Van Lear, KY on December 19, 1927 the daughter of Paris Everett and Cora Alice Osbourne Smith. Juanita married Frank Willis Davis in October 1944 and he preceded her in death. She later Robert L. “Big Bob” Wilson in 1983 and he preceded her in death in 1997. Juanita was a homemaker and mother. She loved children and helped raise nieces and nephews. She worked two jobs most of her life to keep a roof over everybody’s head.

Murray G. Hamman

Born: 
March 14, 1930
Died: 
August 22, 2016
Services: 
Funeral Service 11:00 A.M., Friday, August 26, 2016 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home
Services: 
Visitation from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M., Thursday at the funeral home.
Murray G. Hamman, 86, of Peru, passed away at 5:07 P.M., Monday, August 22, 2016 at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru. He was born in Miami County, IN on March 14, 1930 the son of J. Herbert and Susie Jones Hamman. Murray married Jeanne McBride at the First Baptist Church, Peru on July 9, 1949 and she preceded him in death on September 21, 1995. He married Patricia Garbert Beasey on May 10, 1997 and she survives. Murray was a 1948 graduate of Peru High School where he played on the 1948 Semi State Basketball team.
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