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Kenneth James Perkins

1922 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Kenneth James Perkins Obituary
In Loving Memory of Kenneth James Perkins

July 23, 1922 -
March 31, 2015

Kenneth passed away March 31, 2015 peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was born in Rock Island, IL but the family moved to Davenport, IA where he attended school. He was an avid sportsman and was on the wrestling team, basketball team and his big love the baseball team. At one time he was asked to join the Tri-City Baseball team but after he graduated he joined the Army Paratroopers and was in the 82nd Airborne Division. He was active in Battle of the Buldge, D-Day and Africa. He was the recipient of the Bronze Star. He was in the photgraphic industry for 35 years. He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Erna; and their three children, Gary, David and Nancy; four nieces and two nephews. Memorial services will be held Friday, April 24th at 4:30pm with reception to follow at First Lutheran Church, 2900 W. Carson St. Torrance, CA. In lieu of flowers family requests that donations be made to First Lutheran Church under Faith Hall Project. Please sign the guestbook at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Apr. 19, 2015
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