Reta R. Perrin, 75, Osage

Perrin, Reta croppedReta Rae Perrin, age 75, of Osage died Sunday April 6, 2014, at the Mitchell County Regional Health Center-Hospice Unit in Osage.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, at the First Baptist Church in Osage with Pastor Paul Brown and Pastor Chip Uhrmacher officiating. Burial will be in the Osage Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Champion-Bucheit Funeral Home in Osage.

Reta was born November 3, 1938, in London, Minnesota the daughter of William and Agnes (Pell) Copp. She graduated from London High School. Reta worked at Usem Auto in Austin, Minnesota. She worked in housekeeping for many years at Osage Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Reta was united in marriage to Gene Perrin on November 3, 1962, at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Myrtle, Minnesota. To this union were born Kevin, Susan, Michelle, Brian, and Stacey. Reta enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, playing cards, and spending time with her friends.

Reta is survived by her children, Kevin Perrin of Arizona, Sue (Rick) Wilson and Brian Perrin both of Osage; eight grandchildren, Deryk Evens, Lyndsay Evens, Cortney Perrin, Douglas Perrin, Amber Perrin, Bradley Wilson, Joslyn Perrin and Dallas Perrin; three great grandchildren, Emma, Abygail, and Nolan Evens; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Reta is preceded in death by her parents; husband Gene in 1999; 2 infant daughters, Stacey and Michelle; a sister, Mary Kluender; and an infant brother, Billy.

Information available and condolences accepted at

Champion – Bucheit Funeral Home, Osage (641)732-3706.

About Chris Berg

Chris was born and raised in Webster City, IA. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.