Connie Sayles, age 80 of Perry, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at the Rowley Memorial Masonic Home in Perry, Iowa. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 10 a.m. at the First Christian Church in Perry. Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 5-7 p.m. at the Carris Family Funeral Home in Perry. Burial will be in the Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry. Memorials will be given to family and may be left at the Carris Family Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent at

Connie was born March 21, 1937 to Marvin & Glola Ingels in New Market, Iowa. She grew up in Woodward, Iowa & graduated from Woodward High School in 1955. On June 3, 1956, she was united in marriage to Larry Eugene Sayles at the Christian Church in Woodward. They lived in Woodward for a short time before moving to Perry in 1966 where they made their home. To their union were born three children; Rodney, Rhonda & Roxanne.

Connie was a very kind hearted and selfless person that loved her family unconditionally. Her contagious smile and laugh along with her one of a kind sense of humor were enjoyed by many. She kept active through the years coaching girls’ softball, was a member of a bowling league and Eastern Star. She was Homecoming Queen in high school, 1954, Mother of the Year, 1975 and Queen of the Rowley Memorial Masonic Home. She had a love for cooking and was known for her homemade noodles and mints. One of Connie’s greatest joys was babysitting; she did this for many years for a large number of kids. She was a very active member of the First Christian Church in Perry where she loved singing in the choir.

Connie is preceded in death by her Husband, Larry Sayles and parents; Marvin & Glola Ingels.

Connie is survived by her Son; Rodney (Chris) Sayles of Perry, Iowa, Daughter; Rhonda (Dennis) Meyer of Morgan, Minn., Daughter; Roxanne (Bob) Brown of Rippey, Iowa, Grandchildren; Jason Meyer of Plankinton, S.D., Ashley Meyer (Tom Nelson) of Franklin, Minn., Shawn (Jon) Allen of Rippey, Iowa, Tanner (Jessica) Brown of Rippey, Iowa, Great-Grandchildren; Grace Hamre, Silas Meyer, Ava, Asher & Axton Allen.