Wednesday, August 30, 1961
Mrs. Mary Perkins Des At 80 In Washington, D. C.
Lake Resident For Over 40 Years
Mrs. Susan Perkins Setzler of 4851 Sedgewick Street, Washington 16, D.C, has informed The Culver Citizen of the death of her mother, Mrs, Mary Milford Perkins, last Friday in the nation's capital.
The details of Mrs. Perkins' death, are given in the following letter from her daughter:
" I regret to inform you of the death of my mother, Mrs. Mary Milford Perkins, yesterday [Aug. 25 ] at Sibley Memorial Hospital here in Washington.
"She had had a heart attack in April, recovery from which was implemented immeasurably by the many good wishes of her Culver friends. A second attack her 80-year-old heart could not withstand.
"She was descended from a long line of Hoosier pioneers, and inspitr of her many travels, she never lost touch with her beloved Lake Maxinkuckee where she spent her summers on East Shore Drive for more than 40 years.
Gave Her Glass Collection To Culver Public Library
"Her civic interest manifested itself in her gift to the Culver Public Library of her outstanding glass collection.
"She carefully followed Academy activities since her son and grandsons were all students there. "Survivors are a son, Samuel Elliott Perkins IV; a daughter, Susan Perkins Setzler (Mrs. Frank M.); two grandsons, Frank Perkins Setzler and Paul Elliott Setzler; and a great grandson, Frank Ayres Setzler.
"Private funeral services will be held here Monday, Aug. 28, and interment will be in Crown Hill Cemetery at Indianapolis'