Oleta Perkins Doennig


Oleta Perkins Doennig, age 98, of Edina, Minnesota, formerly of Aurora, Missouri, passed away on Monday, March 20, 2017, at the Fairview Southdale Hospital in Edina.  She was born August 20, 1918, in Wichita Falls, Texas, to the late William and Elizabeth (Thompson) Perkins.

Oleta worked at the Juvenile Shoe Factory in Aurora and was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Aurora.

On December 28, 1943, she married Eldor Jack Doennig in Cassville, Missouri.  He preceded her in death on May 5, 2003.

She is survived by her daughter, Beverly Naistat and her husband, Richard, of Edina, Minnesota; grandson, Ian Naistat of Minnesota and granddaughter, Becca Hervey and her husband, John, of Minnesota.

Her parents, William and Elizabeth; husband, Eldor; brother, Willie Perkins; four sisters, Juanita Holman, Betty Jennings, Velma Brubaker and JoAnn Keffer preceded her in death.

A private burial will be held at the McCormick St. John’s Cemetery in Monett, Missouri, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora.

Online condolence may be shared at this website.


Private Burial at the McCormick St. John's Cemetery

1400 E. Roxbury Dr., Monett, MO

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Dennis & Sue Doss

Sorry for your loss, Oleta was a fine lady. We were glad to know her

 Posted March 26, 2017 - 5:38pm

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