Phyllis Lynette Gilbert, 95, formerly of Peru, passed away at 3:05 P.M., Monday, December 2, 2019 at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center, Wabash. She was born in Peru on July 6, 1924, the daughter of Paul and Esther Mohler Gilbert. Phyllis worked 26 years at ARC of Wabash County. She loved writing words, drawing rainbows, and drinking coffee. Phyllis is survived by a cousin, Eleanor Thomas of Needham, MA. She was preceded in death by her parents, her twin sister, Pauline and an infant sibling. A service celebrating the life of Phyllis L. Gilbert will be held at 2:00 P. M., Friday, December 6, 2019 at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 West Main St., Peru with Pastor Jim Rairigh officiating. Burial will be at Chili Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M., Friday, prior to the service at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made through the funeral home to ARC of Wabash County.
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