Bonnie Lou Perkins, 69, of La Porte, Indiana, passed away Monday, December 7, 2020 at her home with her family at her side.
She was born November 23, 1951 in Michigan City, Indiana, the daughter of George and Dorothy (Jenkins) Allen.
Bonnie was a lifelong resident of the area, living in Michigan City, Union Mills and La Porte. She retired from Dwyer Instruments, Inc in Kingsbury, Indiana, where she was a machinist. Bonnie was a member of Tracy United Methodist Church and was actively involved in the church, volunteering where needed. She loved fishing with her family, both as a child and throughout the years.
Bonnie is survived by her son, Jody (Tanya) Perkins of Stoney Point, NC; her daughter and caregiver, Conniejo Perkins of La Porte, IN; brother, Dennis (Gloria) Allen of New Carlisle; foster brother, Ron (Carol) Clindanel of La Porte; grandchildren, Jessica Irk of Arizona, Jacob and Jared Perkins of La Porte and Eli Perkins of Stoney Point, NC.; her significant other, Roland Hawkins of La Porte.
Bonnie was preceded in death by her parents and her foster parents, Harold and Nella Clindanel and foster brother, Bub Clindanel.
Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN, 46350. The family has selected cremation with a memorial gathering at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Tracy United Methodist Church, 1702 US 35, Hamlet, IN 46352.
Online condolences may be made at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.