Peter N. Westrum, 77, of Fishers, passed away on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at Hamilton Trace of Fishers. He was born on October 23, 1942 to Lloyd and Gladys (Eastland) Westrum in Clearbrook, Minnesota.
Peter was a man of faith who loved the Lord. He served with the Peace Corp in the Phillipines and then enjoyed teaching English in Malaysia, where he and Sue got married. Together, they joined Wycliffe Bible Translators, pioneering work in Indonesia as linguists and translators. They retired after serving with Wycliffe for over 45 years. Peter enjoyed socializing and playing games, like croquet and interactive word games, and could often be found encouraging others.
He is survived by his sons, David (Tanya) Westrum, Scott (Chris) Westrum, Yaufun (Sharon) Leong, and George (Doris) Sunarjo; grandchildren, Stephan, Nadia, Carlie, Josh, Nate, Nathan (Betsy), David (Nicole), Benji, Jonathan (Kathy), Rebecca, and Lucas; great-grandchildren, Aaron, Wesley, and Henry; siblings, Rod (Char) Westrum, Gloria (Ken) Link, Don (Diane) Westrum, and Sally (Bill) Adams.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Susan (Palmer) Westrum.
Services will be held at 7:00 pm on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Road in Fishers, with Pastor Jeff Conrad officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm to the time of service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wycliffe Bible Translators, PO Box 628200, Orlando, FL 32862.
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PO Box 628200, Orlando FL 32862