Jana Marie (Sleeth) Perry, 48

Jana Marie (Sleeth) Perry, 48, passed away on Monday, December 30th at University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, IA. She was born on April 5, 1965 in Des Moines, IA to Paul Sleeth and Debra Patricia (Krier) Sleeth.

Jana grew up in Des Moines, Wellsburg and Beaman, Iowa. She graduated from BCL High School in Conrad, Iowa.

Jana was preceded in death by her mother, Pat Prosser; grandfather, Raphael (Bud) Krier and grandmother, Janie Krier.

Jana is survived by her daughters, Megan Perry of Katy, TX and Sara Perry of Katy, TX; sisters, Dena Butler (Dave) of Cedar Rapids, IA; Shawna Dickinson (Dwain) of Toccoa, GA; Lana Crouse of Torrington, CT; nephew, Bailey Dickinson of Toccoa, GA, niece, Rylee Dickinson of Toccoa, GA and many aunts, uncles, and other relatives.

Jana was a very caring person with a huge heart. She would go out of her way to make sure everyone was cared for, friends, family and even total strangers. If Jana saw or felt that someone needed something, she would try to help. Often giving to others at her personal expense.

She loved to write notes to her daughters in lunch boxes, cabinets and on the counter. Always ending the notes with “I love you with all my heart.” Softball was her passion. She loved sports, cards and cooking.

The family will be greeting friends and relatives at Mitchell Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. with a memorial service to follow.

In lieu of flowers; memorials may be directed to the family. For more information or to send a condolence please visit www.mitchellfh.com or call (641) 844-1234. Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Jana and her family.