Perry, IA Funeral Home


Caldwell Parrish Expands Presence with Acquisition of Perry, IA Funeral Home

Perry, IA - December 29, 2023 - Caldwell Parrish, a leading funeral service provider, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care in Perry, Iowa.


As part of this acquisition, the Carris facility will undergo a transformation and be rebranded as Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory - Perry Chapel. This facility will serve as the central location for Caldwell Parrish's expanded presence in Perry. The existing arrangements made at Carris will be honored under the Caldwell Parrish brand.


Caldwell Parrish has had a longstanding working relationship with Carris Family Funeral Home & Cremation Care, providing assistance during peak times and when funeral home staff were out of town. This acquisition solidifies the bond between Caldwell Parrish and the Perry community, reinforcing the commitment to upholding the values of respect, compassion, and professionalism.


“For those who have pre-need arrangements at Carris, we want to assure you that your existing arrangements will be honored without any changes. The transition to Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory - Perry Chapel will not impact the pre-arranged services you have made. Our team is committed to providing the same level of care and attention that you have come to expect,” said Mark Parrish, Owner of Caldwell Parrish Funeral Home & Crematory. “We extend heartfelt thanks to Marcus & Mary Carris for their dedication to the Perry community and for entrusting us to carry on their legacy. Our history spans 90+ years, providing trusted funeral services across central Iowa in Urbandale, Adel, Winterset, and now, Perry.”


About Caldwell Parrish


For over 90 years, Caldwell Parrish has been a trusted name in funeral services, with locations in Urbandale, Adel, and Winterset. Established in 1929, the family-owned business, now led by brothers Mark and John Parrish, upholds a legacy of compassionate and personalized care. The recent expansion into Perry reaffirms their commitment to supporting families in their times of loss, adding another chapter to the enduring Caldwell Parrish story.



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