The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

January 5, 2013

Lawrence 'Larry' Perkins


LA VALLE, Wis. — Lawrence “Larry” Perkins, 75, of La Valle, Wis., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, in Madison, Wis.

Larry was born on July 5, 1937, to Stanley and Audrey Perkins, in Danville.

Larry loved living at the lake with the love of his life and entertaining family and friends from far and near. His greatest joy was his family who will remember his storytelling, happy disposition, love of reading and the kind way he lived his life.

He is survived by his wife, Andrea (nee Berg) Perkins; children, Jeff (Ruth) Perkins, Brenda (Kurt) Koenig and Laura (John) Jameson; grandchildren, Rachel, Kathryn and Christine Perkins, Karl, Kevin and Kristian Koenig, and Megan, Erin, Shannon and John Jameson; and sisters, Joyce (the late Larry) Keener and Carol Ann Perkins.

Larry was preceded in death by his brothers, Keith (Violet) Perkins, Don (Joyce) Perkins and Charlie (Grace) Perkins, and his parents.

Memorial visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Davenport Family Funeral Home, 419 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake, Ill. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Historic Campus, 178 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake. Burial will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, 300 S. Pathway Court, Crystal Lake, IL 60014, (815) 459-1441 or Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, or (866) 815-9501.

For information, please contact Davenport Family Funeral Home, (815) 459-3411. For online condolences, please visit:

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