Elinor Perket Obituary

Elinor Arlene Perket
Elinor Arlene Perket

September 19, 1925 - December 22, 2017
Born in Peshtigo, WI
Resided in Marinette, Wisconsin


Elinor Arlene Perket, 92, of Marinette, WI, died Friday, December 22, 2017.

She was born to Mabel (Skowlund) & Millard Locke on September 19, 1925 in Peshtigo, WI, and was a 1943 graduate of Peshtigo High School. Elinor (Locke) eloped and married her high school sweetheart, John J. Perket, on August 16, 1947 in Stephenson, Michigan. The couple recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

Elinor worked at Badger Paper Company, Reinke’s Restaurant, St. Joseph-Lloyd Hospital, and retired from Ansul in 1991.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Christian and Maria Skowlund of Pestigo, WI, her parents, Mabel and Millard Locke, her brother Milton Locke (Karin) of Puyallup, WA, and her daughter, Sharrie Perket, of Marinette, WI.

She is survived by her loving husband, John, and four sons: Cary (Nadwa) of LaJolla, CA, Jon (Gena DeGayner) of Marinette, WI, Richard (Robin) of Maplewood, MN, and Michael (Tricia) of Eden Prairie, MN., as well as nine grandchildren: Jon M. (Jennifer), Ryan, Jasmine, Ellie, Cary Laith, Danya, Micah, Remi, Luke, and three great grandchildren: Parker, Piper, and Peri.

A memorial service will be conducted at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1501 Thomas St., Marinette, WI on Saturday, January 6th 2018 at 1:00 pm. Arrangements are being made by Hansen-Onion-Martell of Marinette, Wisconsin. In lieu of flowers the family is requesting donations be made to the American Cancer Society.

She will be buried at Riverside Cemetery in Peshtigo, WI.




Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
1501 Thomas St
Marinette, Wisconsin 54143
Saturday, January 6, 2018
1:00 PM