Mrs. Perry Priess


Mrs. Perry Priess, 86, nee Frances Haler, of Mason, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, at Windcrest Nursing Home in Fredericksburg.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 2 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Mason with interment following in Gooch Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the direction of Mason Funeral Home where visitation was held Tuesday evening, Nov. 5.

Mrs. Priess was born Dec. 23, 1926, in Mason, the daughter of George Haler and Grace Ledbetter Haler. She married Perry Priess on Dec. 25, 1943, at St. Paul Lutheran Church. He preceded her in death.

Over the years, Mrs. Priess participated in the women’s organizations at her church.

She is survived by one son, two daughters and spouses, including Danny and Doris Priess of Sunrise Beach; Kay Parrot, Coleman, and Brenda and John Miller, Kerrville; six grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, Mrs. Priess was preceded in death by a brother and sister, who both died in infancy.

Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lutheran Camp Chrysalis or to the charity of choice.

Pallbearers were Cody Parrott, Trent Parrott, Kelly Priess, David Herklotz, Tim Herklotz and Eddie Wayne Priess.

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