Sylvia J. Priser, 73, Jasper

SylviaSylvia J. Priser, 73, of Jasper, died Friday (January 29) at her home. She was born in North Manchester March 26, 1942, to Homer and Mary (Bouse) Rickert. She married Stephen Priser June 9, 1963, in North Manchester.

Sylvia worked as a merchandiser for Hallmark and sold Avon for 23 years. She collected Mickey Mouse memorabilia and antiques with her husband.

She is survived by her husband, Stephen “Steve” Priser; one daughter, Staci Wells, Fischers; one son, Shannen and wife Jen, Indianapolis; one sister, Ann Rickert, Fort Wayne; and four grandchildren, Jacob “Jake” Wells, and Natalie, Landry, and Kael Priser.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen “Steve” Priser.

A memorial service and inurnment for Sylvia Priser will be held  at a later date. Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg is in charge of arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Charles Health Campus activities Fund or to a favorite charity. Condolences may be shared online at

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