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“To all of the Peebles family, So saddened to hear that John had passed. All of the memories of times spent with your family make me smile. It was...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Carrie Pepper - Moyock, NC

“Sorry for your loss u r in our prayers ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: James Feick - elkhart - friend

“I always admired John as a man of faith, always able to speak with honest love and care. He was a blessing to so many people. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Duane Schafer - Richmond, MI

“We are sending our prayers to the family of John. We both worked with John at Perfection Automotive. He will be missed by his family & friends. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Bob & Vickie Queen

“Dear Donna and family prayers for peace and comfort. Many fond memories Of times with you! ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: donna and Bob robey - knightdale, NC

“Sending Prayer to your family. From the Judd Family. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Pamela Judd-Timmons

“To the entire Peebles family, sending our love and prayers. Love, Megan & Bob Woods ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Megan - Snoqualmie, WA - cousin

“Donna, Karen and other family members,I was so saddened to hear the news of John's passing. He will always be remembered as a great friend and help...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Tina Reid - Goshen, IN - Friend

“Lola, I am very sorry for your loss. My family and I and your church family are praying for you and your family. If you need anything please do not...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Pastor Joey Garcea

“Sorry to hear about John. Your family are in my prayers. I remember when the family moved to the area. Lots of fun memories. Very kind and I enjoyed...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Chris Doncaster - Goshen, IN

“So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers and love ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Allison Barth - Lenexa, KS


John A. Peebles Sr., 81, Goshen, died 12:32 a.m. Sunday, March 29, 2015 at Courtyard Healthcare, Goshen. He was born July 23, 1933 in Rockford, Ill. to Loyal & Ethel (Scharning) Peebles. He married Donna (Frewin) Peebles on Sept. 20, 1952 in Rockford.
Surviving are his wife, Donna, Goshen, son, John A. (Donna) Peebles, Elkhart, daughters, Karla Chester, Loves Park, Ill., Lola (William) Brainard, Warren, Ill., Karen Chester, Goshen, sister, Mary Dahlstrand, Davis, Ill, sister-in-law, Delores Peebles, Rockford, Ill., foster brother, Lloyd "Sandy" Sondell, Byron, Ill., 12 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death are his parents, a brother Richard Peebles and a grandson, Cody Chester.
John worked in production inventory control, retiring from Walker-Tenneco, Goshen, after 10 years and at Metalcrafters, Goshen for 35 years. He was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Greene Road, Goshen, where he was very active; and a member of Promisekeepers and Rotary Club.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Faith Lutheran Church, 202 S. Greene Road, Goshen and one hour prior to the 1 p.m. service Thursday, April 2, 2015 also at the church. Pastor John Hickey will officiate. Memorials may be directed to the Faith Lutheran Church.
Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, is in charge of arrangements and online condolences may be sent at www.rrefh.com

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Rieth Rohrer & Ehret Funeral Home
311 S Main St Goshen, IN 46526
Tel. (574) 533-9547

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