Barbara Jan Perrin
Barbara "Jan" (Olds) Perrin, 74, died Monday, March 16, 2020, at Miller's Merry Manor, Wakarusa.
She was born Jan. 14, 1946, in Muncie, to John W. and Barbara (Weir) Olds.
On Nov. 23, 1979, she married Richard Perrin. He died Jan. 3, 2006.
Survivors include a sister, K. Jeanne (Cliff) Ziebold, Goshen; a brother, J. Wesley (Gail) Olds, Warsaw; and several nieces and nephews.
Jan worked as a home economics teacher at Concord Community Schools for 26 years prior to retirement. She was a former member of First United Methodist Church, Elkhart, and current member of Pleasant View Church, Goshen.
She was also a member of the Weimaraner Club of America, Indiana Retired Teachers Association and the Concord Teachers Association. She enjoyed her volunteer time at Big Brothers and Big Sister of Elkhart County.
A memorial service at Pleasant View Church will be held at a later date along with burial in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
Memorial gifts may be directed to LoveWay, Inc., Middlebury, or Cancer Resources of Elkhart County.
Yoder-Culp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at
Published on March 17, 2020


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kathy yoder
Apr 03, 2020
Was one of my favorite teachers in school and sundy school teacher! What a special lady. She will be missed! Condolences to the family as well.
Shemiko Stout Warren
Mar 21, 2020
Mrs. Perrin was the BEST!!! She was the best Home Economic teacher! It was also nice to be there for her when she was sick. I will miss her dearly!! Even thought about her recently. To the family my condolences she was a BLESSING !!
Tom Sibal
Mar 18, 2020
Barb, all of us at WVPE really appreciate all of your generous support over the years. May you rest in peace.
Mar 17, 2020
Thoughts and prayers for all family members. We shared not only January 14 Birthday, but fun times and lots of memories.
Diana (Smith ) Rhoades
Class of 1964