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Donna Perkins


Donna M. Perkins, 70, Kendallville, died Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Ft. Wayne. 

    She was born November 4, 1941, in Coldwater, Mich., to Paul C. and Matilda M (Bauder) Spencer.

    She was previously employed at Purity Supermarket, LaGrange Hospital, and Life Care Center of LaGrange.    

    She was married January 30, 1961 to Richard V. Rasler. He preceded her in death.  She was married May 1, 1982 to Bob Perkins. He preceded her in death on October 12, 1991.  

    Surviving are one son, Richard V. Rasler II, Angola; three daughters, Jennifer Hein, Wolcottville, Tracy Rasler, Shipshewana, and Robin Rasler, Racine, Wisc.; two stepsons, Dewayne Shults, Hindman, Ky., and Doug Perkins, Butler, Ind.;  two stepdaughters, Debbi Perkins, Rome City, and Bobbi Jo Perkins, Kendallville; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Alma Doris, Angola.

    She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Michael Rasler, one daughter, Catherine Rasler, and one brother, William C. Spencer. 

    Visitation is 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, August 22, and 12-1 p.m. Thursday, August 23, at Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange. 

    Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday, August 23, at Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange with Pastor Clarence Combs officiating. 

    Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Howe. 

    Memorials may be directed to the League of the Blind, The Kidney Foundation, or the American Diabetes Association.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.carneyfrostfuneral 

    Carney-Frost Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.