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Obituaries

Cleo Sims

PERU — Cleo Louise Sims, 85, of Peru passed away in her home on Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, with her daughter, Susan, at her side.

Cleo was born on March 5, 1934, in Zearing to the late Delmar and Margaret (Conant) Green. She married the late Earl Robert “Bob” Sims on March 4, 1950.

She owned several businesses in the area, including a restaurant, door closer manufacturing, and tool and die company. She is a member of Faith Church in Peru and YMCA yoga classes.

Cleo is survived by her daughter, Susan Ringle of West Allis, Wis.; one son, Patrick Sims; and two grandchildren, Zach Jensen and Sophie Ringle, both of Wisconsin.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her spouse, Robert Sims; and one son, Michael Sims.

Visitation for Cleo will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, at the Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton. Services will follow at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Steve Adamson officiating. Graveside services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to your local animal shelter.

Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com.

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