Stanley A. Perkins

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Stanley Allen Perkins, age 75, of New Hampton, IA passed away on Monday, September 22, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN. Stanley Allen was born on July 6, 1939 to Joseph and Elzo Ione (Perry) Perkins in Northwood, Iowa. Stan was baptized and confirmed at United Methodist Church in Northwood, IA. He attended Northwood Elementary and Northwood High School and graduated in 1957. Upon graduating, Stan attended Waterloo Barber School from 1957-1958. On September 21, 1958 Stan was united in marriage to Joan Carol Glaser at First Lutheran Church in Northwood, IA. The couple made their home in New Hampton, IA, where they raised three sons, Scott, Chris, and Jon. Stan was employed as a barber at Ed’s Barber Shop from 1959-1967. He then worked for the IA D.O.T. until 2005, retiring as a Tech 3 in March, 2005. Stan enjoyed golf, bowling, yard work, woodworking, coin collecting, and spending time with his family, including his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was also an avid Hawkeye fan. He was scout master of Troop 48, long-time secretary for the Chickasaw Bowling League, and served on the Chickasaw Wellness Center board and the New Hampton City Council. Stan was a member of the Altar Guild at Trinity Lutheran Church, where he ushered and helped with funeral dinners. He was especially proud of his work as caretaker of the church courtyard. Stan is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joanie of New Hampton; his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren: Scott (Penny) Perkins of New Hampton, Zachary and Emma; Chris (Jackie) Perkins of New Hampton, Ryan and Leanne (Harper and Ellie), Tara and Corey Hackman (Maycen and Myles); and Jon Perkins and Deanna Perkins of Sheffield, Perry, Peyton and Erika. He is also survived by sisters-in law Mary Bolton, Sue Anderson, and Diann Glaser and brothers-in-law Jerry Glaser and Erbie Anderson. Special family includes Steve, LeeAnne, Tyler, and Alex Schulz, and Lacey and Jaydon Mitchell. He is also survived by his pets, Lexa and Mimi. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Samuel and Lillian Perkins, parents Ione in 1972 and Joseph in 1984, as well as brothers Charles Reindle, Robert Perkins, and Paul Perkins. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Connie Mae Perkins and Delores Hansen. Others include sisters-in-law Helen Reindle, Sandy Perkins and brother-in-law Jesse Bolton. Peanuts, Princess, Rocky and Mellisa were special pets that also preceded Stan in death. The family wishes to thank the staff of Mercy Medical Center, New Hampton and St. Mary’s Hospital, Rochester for the wonderful care given to Stan.

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  1. Joan, Scott, Chris, Jonathan and families. You have my sympathies. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Treasure the memories. Geri Oltrogge

  2. Joannie, Scott, Chris, Jon, & families, Our sympathy and prayers to all of you at this time of
    sorrow. Stan was a wonderful neighbor and friend and we so enjoyed visiting with him.
    Cherish all of the memories you have had together. Stan will be missed by many but he
    is now watching down on all of you until you meet him in his Heavenly Kingdom.

  3. Our sympathy and prayers to all the Perkins family. May our God help you at this sorrowful time. Jack and Betty Gorman

  4. Perkin Family– Our thoughts and prayers are with yall during the passing of Stan. He was a GREAT Husband, Father, Grandfather, and golf buddy!!! I will never forget the golf tourney we played in together and I know we will miss him at the club house. With much love– Donald Broer and Peggy Owens

  5. Regards to the Perkins family on the loss of your loved husband, father, and grandfather. He was a thoughtful man, who served our community so well.

  6. We were so sorry to hear of Stan’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Stan was a great man and dear friend. He will be missed by many. May God keep you in his loving arms today and in the days ahead and may your many memories comfort you. Jane & Chuck Schultz

  7. Dear Joanie,
    Dave and I extend our sympathy to all the family. I was so sorry to hear about Stan Tuesday morning. You are in our prayers for comfort at this difficult time. Our friend will be missed.
    Dave and Sandra Jaschen

  8. Got to know Stan a couple of tears ago as we often worked out at the CWC at the same time. Enjoyed talking about golf, the recent trip to Branson, retirement, and the hawkeyes. What a nice man.

  9. To Joan and all of the Perkins family: You have my deepest sympathy. My love and prayers are with all of you. May you be filled with God’s healing love and peace.

  10. We were shocked and saddened by Stan’s passing. He was a great neighbor who always had a wave and a smile. Our sympathies are with all of you. He left a beautiful family to comfort each other.

  11. Joanie and family, We are so sorry to hear of your great loss, Stan was a true gentleman,
    he cared for his church and community but always putting his family first. Our thoughts and
    prayers are with you all.

  12. Sincere sympathy on the loss of a good friend. Enjoyed working with Stan at Plum Creek Golf Course and good conversations. Dave Richardson

  13. To all the Stanley Perkins family, We offer our deepest sympathy and will remember you all in our prayers. God bless all of you. Stan and Ginny Laures

  14. To the Perkins family; our deepest sympathies to all of you. New Hampton has lost a giant, a public servant who really cared about the issues facing our city. Covering City Council meetings just won’t be the same, but I am grateful that I had a chance to spend time with him. Bob and Teresa Fenske

  15. To the Perkins family: I was very sorry to learn of the passing of Stan. I really enjoyed visiting with him at the golf course. He always had such a great attitude and enjoyed the opportunity to be on the course with friends and enjoy the outdoors. All of us at Plum Creek are appreciative of Stan sharing his time with us over the years and what he gave back to the course. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.

    Jim Stewart

  16. Joan, Scott, Chris, Jon, and Families, you have our deepest sympathy on your loss of Stan, he was a great man , and will be missed by many. Stan was one of those neighbor’s you enjoyed being around with, he had a little smile on his face along with a solid handshake . God Bless you all.

  17. To the PERKINS FAMILY~~~My DEEPEST sympathy to all of you in the loss of your LOVED one.
    Although I did NOT know Stan well, I do know is was a very kind and caring individual who served the community of New Hampton with great pride. I SO well remember when you celebrated your 50th Wedding Anniversary at Trinity Lutheran Church and the Worship Band serenaded you! May your FAITH and your MEMORIES give you PEACE in knowing your LOVED one is safe in the Heavenly Body.

    Fran Rowland

  18. Joan, my prayers and sympathies are with you and your family during this very sad time. May all your wonderful memories always be with you. Phyllis Nosbisch

  19. No heart breaks alone for God is always near. When a prayer is whispered God is always there to hear. When sorrow’s overwhelming, He comforts tenderly. A single tear never falls that he does not hear.(Psalms 65:2)

  20. I worked with Stan all the time I was at the New Hampton residency. A great guy to work with. We were shipped out one summer to Marquette for a bridge deck overlay project. we played golf every Wednesday. I was the one who got him the Bob Feller autograph. Great memories

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