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Doris June Troyer, 83, of Peru, passed away at 11:25 p.m. Monday, July 17, 2017, at Blair Ridge Health Campus, Peru. She was born in Howard County on Aug. 14, 1933, the daughter of Irvin and Emma Heldt Spangler. June married John M. Troyer at the Kokomo Zion EUB Church on Aug. 23, 1953, and he survives.
June was a 1951 graduate of Eastern High School, a member of the Kokomo Zion United Methodist Church and the Gideons Aux. She was a homemaker and farmed alongside her husband, John, until their retirement 2002.
An avid gardener, June enjoyed growing flowers around her home. A woman of great faith and integrity, who modeled hard work and determination, she was an inspiration to her family.
Surviving in addition to her husband of 64 years, John, are daughters, Kathryn Stanley and her husband Larry, Warsaw, and Jayne Boltz and her husband Scott, Greentown; a son, Brian Troyer and his wife Valerie, Peru; grandchildren, Jason (Celeste) Stanley, Joe (Brooke) Stanley, Rebecca (Brent) Hite, Laura (Kevin) Stage, Nathan (Kayla) Boltz, Rachel Troyer and Jonas Troyer; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Norma Lamb, Kokomo; and a brother, Charles (Norma Jean) Spangler, Kokomo. She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Eugene Spangler; sisters, Mary Kendall and Ruth Moore; and a granddaughter, Angela Stanley.
A service celebrating the life of Doris June Troyer will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 22, 2017, at the Kokomo Zion UMC, 5051 E. 400 N., Kokomo, IN with Pastor Jeanne Winter officiating. Burial will be in the Kokomo Zion Cemetery. Family and friends will gather from 3 to 7 p.m., Friday at the Kokomo Zion UMC and one hour prior to the service, Saturday, at the church on Saturday.
Memorial donations may be made to Gideons International.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, Peru.
Family and friends may leave a memory or message of condolence by visiting the online obituary at www.eddyfuneralhomes.com
Published on July 18, 2017
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