Doris J. Eiler

Doris Jean Eiler, 75, of Larwill, IN, and having relatives in Roanoke, IN, died Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 6:43 a.m. at her sister's home in Larwill.

Mrs. Eiler graduated from Arcola High School in 1960. Over the years she owned and operated BeauMonde Beauty Salon before it became Headquarters East and retired from LeCharme Beauty Shop, which she also owned.  She was a member of Larwill Wesleyan Church, Larwill Lions Club, Richland Homemakers Club and Whitley County Homemakers Club, plus her professional memberships as a hair stylist.

She was born April 21, 1942, in Fort Wayne to William G. and DeLaures B. Ables Peppler. She married James Eiler Jr. on Sept. 16, 1967, and he preceded her in death in 2004.

Survivors include three sons, Rex Eiler, of Larwill; Jim (Melissa) Eiler, of South Whitley; and Kevin (Bobbie) Eiler, of Columbia City; a sister, Mary (Lin) Branning, of Larwill; four brothers, Gary Peppler, of Howe; David (Deanna) Peppler and Thomas Peppler, both of Columbia City; and Jonathan (Susan) Peppler, of Roanoke; sister-in-law, Diana Peppler, of Fort Wayne; and 11 grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Monday, March 19, 2018, at DeMoney Grimes Funeral Home, Columbia City, with Rev. Thomas Beck officiating. Burial followed at Richland Center Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Larwill Lions Club or Larwill Wesleyan Church.

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