DELAVAN – David E. Perkins, age 87, of Delavan passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Aurora Lakeland Medical Center in Elkhorn. He was born in Lansing, MI on June 30, 1929 to George and Mary (Hineline) Perkins. Dave proudly served in the U.S. Navy Seabees. He was united in marriage to Dolores Patronski on June 29, 1957 in Chicago, IL. Dolores passed away on September 14, 2005. Dave retired from the WI Dept. of Transportation. He was a member of St. Andrew’s Catholic Church in Delavan since 1964 and also belonged to the Knights of Columbus.
Dave is survived by five children, Darlene (Tim) Sturtevant, Denise (Bill) Petkoff, Dawn (Harvey) Gonzalez, David J. Perkins, and Debbie (Dave) Malisow; grandchildren, Ashley (Jeremy) Renz, Eric (Toni) Sturtevant, Jon and Julie Petkoff, Danny (Ellyse Polk) Gonzalez, Michael (Morgan) Gonzalez; David R. (Mykayla Lock) Perkins, Michael Perkins, Zach Malisow; and Jessie (Jason) Lodle; great grandchildren, Henry Renz, Baby Sturtevant due in 2017, Peyton and Brooklyn Hill, and Dylan, Xavier, and Zayden Lodle; and many nieces and nephews.
Dave is preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Dolores; a brother, Fred Rogers; and sisters, Catherine Donahue, Louise Murray, Margaret Dame, and Liz Fuller.
Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 NOON on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, 714 E. Walworth Ave. in Delavan. Visitation will be held from 10:30 A.M. until the time of the service on Saturday at the church. A Private Family Interment will take place at Roselawn Memory Gardens in Lake Geneva. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed in Memory of David E. Perkins to Vetsroll.org. 1777 Gardner Street, South Beloit, IL 61080.