Donald Perkins Obituary

Donald E. Perkins
Don Perkins
Donald E. Perkins

February 24, 1925 - June 26, 2010
Born in Des Moines, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Obituary

Donald Edwin "Don" Perkins, 85, passed from this life on Saturday, June 26, 2010 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, where the family will greet friends from 12:30 p.m. until service time on Tuesday. Burial will follow at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

Don was born on February 24, 1925 in Des Moines, IA, to Robert E. and Eva R. (Bowlsby) Perkins. He served in the U.S. Navy and retired from Iowa Department of Vocational Rehabilitation after 32 years of service as a counselor. Don and his wife then started Perkins Miniatures.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Gladys J. (Courtney) Perkins of Des Moines; daughters, Emily (Wayne) Mugge of Dike, IA and Cindy (Dean) Cervenka of Lake Jackson, TX; son, Mark (Sharon) Perkins of Tempe, AZ; sister, Pat (James) Wittock of St. Petersburg, FL; grandchildren, Andrea (Lee) Venteicher of Waukon, IA and Jessica Mugge of Oklahoma City, OK; and five nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Mount Olive Lutheran Church Scholarship Fund.

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Visitation
Mount Olive Lutheran Church
5625 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Service
Mount Olive Lutheran Church
5625 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310
Tuesday, June 29, 2010
2:00 PM
Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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Mount Olive Lutheran Church Scholarship Fund
5625 Franklin Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50310