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Wanda Perkins


Wanda Perkins, 90, of Macomb, died at 7:40 p.m. Friday, May 29, 2009, at her residence.


She was born Aug. 27, 1918, in Jackson, Minn. to John and Lucile

Clayton Swinbank.

She married Robert Lee Perkins on Dec. 18, 1938, in Jesup, Iowa. He preceded her in death in 1994.

She was also preceded in death by her parents; one brother and one sister.

She is survived by one daughter, Nancy (Felix) Chu, Macomb; one son,

Paul (Jenny) Perkins, St. Charles, and three grandsons, Jonathan Chu, Elk Grove Village, Luke Perkins, Chicago and Matt Perkins, Iowa City, Iowa.

She grew up in Minnesota and lived in Jesup, Iowa for 78 years before

moving to Macomb in 2000.

She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Jesup, attended the First Presbyterian Church in Macomb and was a member of the Morning Circle.

 Cremation rites have been accorded. Memorial services will be held at

11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 13, 2009, at the First Presbyterian Church in Macomb with the Rev. Amy Loving officiating. The family will meet with friends in Jesup, Iowa, at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 12, 2009, at the coffee fellowship, following the services at the Jesup First Presbyterian Church.

Memorials may be made to either the First Presbyterian Church in Jesup,

Iowa or Faith in Practice (a dental and medical program, which provides care to people in third world countries.)

Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home, Macomb is in charge of arrangements.

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