Obituary: Jennifer Nicole Perdun



Jennifer Nicole Perdun, 38, of Carmel, passed away surrounded by family and friends on Oct. 2 at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. She was born on Sept. 11, 1978, to Dean and Linda (Stellhorn) Gongaware in Fort Wayne. Her father preceded her in death.

Jennifer had worked for Community Health Network and recently had become a stay-at-home mom. She attended Grace Church in Noblesville. She received her bachelor’s degree from Ball State and her master’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan. Jennifer’s favorite role in life was that of a mother, wife and friend. She most enjoyed spending time with her children and also enjoyed crafts, the beach, traveling, yoga, flowers and landscaping.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Dan Perdun; children, Carson Perdun, Jackson Perdun, Reese Perdun and Kendall Perdun; her grandmother, Virginia Stellhorn; brother, Troy (fiancé Nikki) Gongaware; uncle, Jim (Lori) Stellhorn; her wonderful pets, Zoe and Ace her dogs and Macie her cat; and a multitude of extended family and friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to a college fund for each of their children at (use codesCarson: E91-R5K; Jackson: U9K-E6C; Reese: V6N-F7R; Kendall: T6T-368). There is also a GoFundMe account to help support the Perdun family in the coming weeks:


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