Carol Ann Perry, 78, of Leavenworth, died Wednesday May 18, 2022 at St. John’s Hospital. She was born on November 4, 1943, in Leavenworth, one of five children of Edwin and Edith (Overfield) Heintzelman.
Carol graduated from Leavenworth High School. She worked for the Department of the Army, Munson Military Hospital, and then the Resource Management Office at Fort Leavenworth, where she retired after 32 years of service.
She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Carol was very involved in her community. She served on the board of directors of Frontier Credit Union as president. Carol was a member of Zeta Omega Sorority where she volunteered her time and effort to raise funds for CASA, Alliance Against Family Violence and local animal shelters.
Carol was predeceased by her parents; three brothers, Edwin, David and Michael; and a sister, Victoria Sanders.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, William “Bill” Perry. She is also survived by two sons, Greg (Alison) Chaffee of Tustin, Calif., and Todd (Martha) Perry of Winsted, Conn.; one daughter, Laurie (Mike) Vossmer of Ashland, Ky.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Carol enjoyed traveling around Europe with her husband Bill and attending KU and Benedictine football matches together. She was an avid KU and Chiefs Football fan. Carol was passionate about animals, she loved her pets Chelsea and Smokey. Carol enjoyed golfing and being on the golf course, but admitted she was not good at golfing.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at the RL Leintz Funeral Home. A funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. Monday at the RL Leintz Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested at your local animal shelter, CASA or Alliance Against Family Violence Alliance in Carols name.