Sarah Bryan of Perry


Sarah Bryan, 40, of Perry passed away Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023, at the Iowa Methodist Medical Center in Des Moines, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 4 at 10:30 the Carris Family Funeral Home and Cremation Care in Perry. Visitation will be Friday, Feb. 3 from 1-7 p.m., with family present from 4-7 p.m. Her family welcomes you to dress casually and wear your favorite purple or pink shirt to honor Sarah’s memory.

Sarah Sue Bryan was born March 20, 1982, in Des Moines, Iowa, to Scott William and Sherri Sue Miller.

She graduated from Perry High School with the class of 2000 and then went to Simpson College, graduating in 2004.

Sarah was united in marriage to Matthew Dean Bryan at Trinity Lutheran Church in Perry on March 8, 2008.

She taught in the Perry Public Schools as an elementary teacher for 17 years.

Sarah enjoyed golfing, going to the lake, reading and helping kids with tutoring in her off time and watching the Green Bay Packers, and the Iowa State Cyclones.

Sarah loved her nieces and nephews.

In death she rejoins her grandparents.

Left to cherish Sarah’s memory are her husband, Matthew Dean Bryan; parents, Scott and Sherri Miller; brothers, Eric (Darcy) Miller, Josef (Kayla) Miller and Jacob Miller; nieces and nephews, Aidan and Evie Bryan, Lincoln and Ellie Miller, Rylee Miller, Gabby and Blair Anderson Alaina and Maren Turner.

Memorials will be given to Tori’s Angels (She loved kids!) or the Iowa Donor Network (Sara was both a recipient and donor!) and may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left at


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