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Perkins, Bonnie J.

Perkins, Bonnie J.,

67, Born December 9, 1944 in Flint, Michigan to Julia E. and Hubert L. Cushman, passed away on January 5, 2012. She married Donald Edward Perkins on November 24th 1962 at Blessed Sacrament Church, Burton, Ml. In 1964 she moved to California where she resided for the past 48 years. Bonnie worked for the California Water Department and The Telephone Company until her first child was born; then she became a fill time mother. As she raised her children, she ran her own day care service. She was involved with St. Cecilia Church, Tustin PTA, and her children's Little League Baseball and Bobby Sox Softball teams as team mom. She loved to bowl, play golf and travel the USA. She also traveled to England, Scotland, Ireland, Italy, Mexico and Holland. She is survived by her husband, Donald Perkins; her children, Paul Eric (Megan) Perkins, Danielle Marie Perkins (Michael) Chang, Trina Anne Perkins, Teresa Renee Perkins (fiancé Walter Escobar), Brad Aaron Perkins; 8 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Her children and grandchildren were her life. Mother, Julia Cushman (Burton, MI), Brothers, Dave J. (Elyse) Cushman, Earl (Done) Cushman, Jack (Janice) Cushman. Sisters, Sue Cushman, Brenda Cushman Dunn, Laura Cushman (Chris) Maki, Kim Cushman (Bill) Farmer. Viewing: Monday January 9th, 2012 from 4-8 P.M. with a vigil/rosary at 7 P.M. Saddleback Chapel, Tustin. 714-544-1450 Interment: Ortonville Cemetery Association, Ortonville, MI. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Bonnie's honor to St. Cecilia Church, Tustin, CA or Alzheimer' s Association, Orange County Chapter; 17771 Cowan, Suite 200, Irvine, CA 92614; 714-757-3708;


Mortuary: Saddleback Chapel

Florist: Saddleback Florist