MILWAUKEE – Jane K. Perkins, 94, of Milwaukee, formerly of Iron Mountain, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013, at Alexian Village in Milwaukee.
Jane was born Nov. 8, 1919, in Green Bay, Wis., daughter of the late Henry and Mary (Weir) Halfpap. She graduated from Green Bay West High School in 1938. Jane married Donald “Perk” Perkins on July 6, 1946, in Green Bay and he preceded her in death on May 28, 1996.
She was a member of St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church and resided in Iron Mountain for many years. For the past five years, she lived in Milwaukee. Jane enjoyed reading and loved good conversations.
She is survived by two sons, James Perkins of Milwaukee and Daniel Perkins of Iron Mountain; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Jane was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Mary Jane Perkins.
Visitation will be Monday, Jan. 6, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at St. Mary and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iron Mountain.
Funeral services will follow Jan. 6, at 12:30 p.m. at the church. Fr. Daniel Zaloga will offer the Mass of Christian Burial.
Burial will be in the Holy Family Catholic Cemetery in Ontonagon.
Condolences may be expressed to the family of Jane K. Perkins online at www.ernashfuneralhomes.com.
The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with funeral arrangements.