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John Perkins

John William Perkins, 66 years, passed away on May 11, 2021 at his home with his wife by his side.

John was born August 20, 1954 in Ft. Atkinson, WI to Albert William and Dolly (Hand) Perkins.

John was a retired truck driver. He had driven for over 30 years.

In August of 1989 John and Colleen Faye Miller were united in marriage at Whitewater, WI.   

John and Colleen moved to Douglas County in 2005 from Edgerton, WI. John enjoyed going to auctions and tinkering on cars or just about anything mechanical that needed fixing. He was proud of his truck and was a good driver all those years. John was of the Catholic faith.

John was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roy Perkins.

He is survived by his wife, Colleen, four children, DeAnne Perkins, Stephanie Miller, Scott Perkins, and Tamara Paul, grandchildren, Brandon, Blake, Dylan, Garrick, and Amara, one brother, Robby Perkins and one sister, Nancy Lowe, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Cremation services for John are being conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home of Ava. His family will have a memorial in Wisconsin at a later date. Online condolences may be made to