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Obituary – Priscilla Jean Hutcheson Lebsack

February 22, 2019 | Community News

Priscilla Jean Hutcheson Lebsack

Priscilla Jean Hutcheson Lebsack was born on Jan. 28, 1928, in Ronceverte, W.V., to Frank Watkins and Genena Elizabeth Hutcheson.

Priscilla Lebsack

She moved with her family in 1937 to Newport News, Va., where she graduated from Newport News High School in 1944 and immediately went to work for the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad as a secretary. She held this job until 1950 when she met and married Robert Lebsack and moved to Colorado to become a farm wife.

She and her husband farmed for 50 years in various locations around the Berthoud area. They retired and moved to the town of Berthoud in 1989, and she lived there until her death. She was a member of the Berthoud United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday school for 35 years, and was active in the United Methodist Women for 60 years. She was involved in the organization of the annual United Methodist Women’s Bazaar which involved making homemade noodles and angel food cakes. She was a member of PEO chapter HA for 44 years. Priscilla volunteered at the Larimer County Fair, serving as superintendent of the Canning and Food Preservation department for 40 years. She won numerous awards throughout the years for her baking, canned goods and flowers. She enjoyed volunteering for the Berthoud Habitat for Humanity ReStore, where she was a 13 year volunteer.

Priscilla is survived by husband Robert; daughter, Robbie Feuerstein (Eric) of Canon City, Colo.; son, Paul Lebsack (Wendy) of Berthoud; sister, Anne Hutcheson; grandchildren, Amanda Cornett, Kristina Ogden (Derek), Daniel Lebsack, Noah Lebsack, Erin Coram (Zachary), Kyle Feuerstein, Noel Lebsack, Sam Lebsack, and Lauren Lebsack; great-grandchildren, Ethan Cornett, Evan Cornett, Emmett Cornett, Garrett Ogden, Felicity Odgen, Tahlia Ogden, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by parents, Frank and Genena Hutcheson; brother, Walter Hutcheson and son, Kennon.

A Life Celebration Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, at Berthoud United Methodist Church, 820 Ninth Street in Berthoud.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Berthoud First United Methodist Church, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, or Berthoud Habitat ReStore.

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