Sally Perkins

IRON MOUNTAIN – Sally Joy Perkins, 76, of Kingsford, passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Evergreen Assisted Living.

She was born March 24, 1937, in Iron Mountain, daughter of the late Wilford and Veronica (Paul) Allard. Sally graduated from Iron Mountain High School, class of 1954. She married Bob Perkins on Dec. 29, 1963.

Sally was employed at Frankini Jewelers and was a licensed real estate agent for Turnerland. In 1969 she partnered with her husband at Perkin’s Surveying. She spent many happy hours at their summer home in Bayfield, Wis. Sally was a devout Catholic and a devotee of the Carmelite Monastery of the Holy Cross. She was a former member of the Beta Sigma Nu Sorority and the Chippewa Club.

She is survived by her loving husband of 49 years, Bob Perkins; one niece, Mary Muchka and one nephew, Robert Trepp, both of Arizona; several aunts and cousins; and her dear friends and loving caregivers in the Evergreen Apartments Memory Unit.

In accordance with Sally’s wishes, private family services will be held.

Donations can be made to the Monastery of the Holy Cross and the Michigan Alzheimer’s Association.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Sally, or leave a condolence for her family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home of Iron Mountain to honor Sally’s legacy of life.