Priscilla ‘Percy’ Habisch, 73

Priscilla Ann “Percy” Habisch, age 73, of Winsted, passed away Saturday, March 23, 2019, at her home.

She was born July 4, 1945, in Minneapolis, the daughter of Leo F. and Bernice R. (Lewandowski) Strauss.

Priscilla and Richard “Dick” Habisch were joined in holy marriage July 4, 1964, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Winsted. God blessed their marriage with four children: Ricky, Lynn, Terry and Patti.

Percy was employed for many years as a dietary aide at St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted.

She enjoyed shopping, gardening, and baking. Percy also enjoyed having her friends over for coffee.

She is survived by her children, Ricky (Cindy) Habisch, Lynn (Dan) Barney, Terry Habisch (Candy,) and Patti Habisch (Jeremy Ross); grandchildren Dustin and Dakota Barney, Courtney (Caleb) Welte, Tyler and Brandon Habisch, Nicholas Habisch and Jacob and Gracie Ross; a great-grandson, Clay Welte; a sister, Patty Strauss; two brothers, Kenny Strauss and Gerry (Deb) Strauss; and other relatives and friends.

Percy was preceded in death by her husband, Richard “Dick” Habisch Jan. 18, 1991; her parents, Leo and Bernice Strauss; and her parents-in-law, Carl and Helen Habisch.

A memorial service took place Wednesday, March 27 at 11 a.m. at the Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted, with Father Michael Doyle officiating. Inurnment followed at Holy Trinity Cemetery.

There was a time of gathering at the funeral home Wednesday, one hour prior to the services.

Percy’s grandchildren, Dustin Barney, Dakota Barney, Courtney Welte, Tyler Habisch, Brandon Habisch, Nicholas Habisch, Jacob Ross and Gracie Ross, were her urn bearers.

The Chilson Funeral Home in Winsted served the family. Online condolences may be made to www.chilsonfuneralhome.com.

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