Lucille Patricia Perkins

Astoria nativeLucille Patricia Perkins, of Warren, died Saturday, Aug. 14, 2004 in St. Helens.

Mrs. Perkins was born in Astoria to Peter and Anna Marie Pettersen Lawrence. She lived with her family in Svensen, attending Svensen Grade School, Knappa Svensen High School and Northwestern College.

In 1949, she married William C. Perkins in Astoria. They moved to Warren in 1972. He died April 13, 1995.

Mrs. Perkins worked for the Beebe Co. in Astoria and for the 13th Naval District at Tongue Point until its closure in 1962. She was a life member of the Order of Eastern Star, Mizpah Chapter 30, and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Clatsop Unit 12, the Columbia River Maritime Museum, the Clatsop County Historical Society, the Friends of the Scappoose Library, Gold Star Wives of America and the United Service Organizations of America.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, William C. Perkins Jr. and Lori Perkins of St. Helens; two grandsons, Mathew and Christopher Perkins of St. Helens; a special friend she considered a son, Peter Ohlmann of Portland; cousins Louise Tobin of St. Helens, Ruth and Harvey Sargent of Milwaukie and Harold and Mary LiBak of Portland; a childhood friend, Doris Callahan of Portland; and many relatives in Norway. A son, a brother and a sister all died earlier.

Visitation is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday at Columbia Funeral Home, 681 Columbia Blvd. in St. Helens.

A funeral is 1 p.m. Friday at Columbia Funeral Home.

Private interment will be in Ocean View Cemetery in Warrenton.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Columbia River Maritime Museum, the Clatsop County Historical Society, the Eastern Star Mizpah Chapter in St. Helens or the Friends of the Scappoose Library.

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