Sunday, September 11, 2011

From the Kankakee Journal
Elery Perkins 96th Birthday
Elery Perkins, of Chatsworth, celebrated his 96th birthday with a family dinner Aug. 28 in Fairbury.

The event was hosted by his son, Ronald Perkins, of Bloomington. He has six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Perkins was born Sept. 9, 1915, in Chatsworth. His wife, the former Margery Hoff, whom he married March 29, 1941, died March 11, 2007.

He is a retired farmer and enjoys camping and working in his yard.

See picture here.

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