John Perkins, 79, of Cresco, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, at his home surrounded by family. A Mass of Christian Burial is at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at Notre Dame Catholic Church with Father Dennis Cahill officiating. Burial is in Deer Creek Lutheran Cemetery, Carpenter. Visitation is from 3-7 p.m., with a parish scripture service to follow, at the Hindt-Hudek Funeral Home 404 North Elm Street Cresco. The visitation continues one hour prior to the service at the church.