Rebecca Jo Eisaman, 71, of Peru, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, December 5, 2020.
Becky was born in Marion, Indiana, April 30, 1949, to Mary (Bailey) and Richard Hodson. She graduated from Peru High School in 1967. She married Joseph M. Eisaman April 14, 1968. Joe and Becky lived in many exciting places during Joe's time in the Navy. Their daughter, Michelle was born in November of 1968 while they were living in San Francisco, California. From there they moved to Scotland and lived in a flat in Kinnard Castle for two years, then on to Ft. Mead, Maryland, before returning to Peru and having their son, Shawn, in November of 1975.
Surviving family include her husband Joe, daughter Michelle and Kevin Uptegraft, son Shawn and Shelly Eisaman. Her grandchildren; Caleb and wife Ashely Uptegraft, Erin Uptegraft, Isabella Eisaman, Alexandra Eisaman, and Nicholas Eisaman. Her two great grandchildren, August and Juniper Uptegraft. As well as her sister Sue Phillips. All living in Peru, Indiana. As well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins residing locally and around the globe. She was preceded in death by her parents, two infant sons and a niece, Jenni.
Becky retired in 2006 from Five Star Foods where she worked for well over 20 years . She then went on to work part time for Peru Community Schools in the cafeterias at South Peru and Blair Pointe from 2008 to 2019. She loved spending time fishing, floating, and taking friends and family tubing at her lake house. She loved to travel, visiting family by the ocean and spending time on the beach. Becky also loved the arts. She enjoyed painting, drawing and creating craft projects with her grandkids. She also enjoyed music, her flower gardens, and playing cards or games. She loved to laugh, play, dance, and occasional a good prank.
There will be a themed Rock-n-Roll Oldies Celebration of life held for Becky at Riverview Event Center, 421 West Canal St. Peru, IN, on Saturday, July 31, from 2:00p.m. to 5:00p.m.