Nov.18, 1939—Sept. 16, 2017
Priscilla J. Wicks, 77, of Fox Lake, Illinois, passed away on September 16, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. Priscilla was born to parents Charles and Leila Gabel in Des Moines, Iowa on November 18, 1939.
She re-married November 6, 1986 in Las Vegas, NV where she met her husband Jay Don Wicks of 22 years until his passing in 2008. Pat was a world traveler, often eager to share her life’s story and the places she had seen. She enjoyed Nascar racing, expanding her vast owl collection, various craft projects and reminiscing on happy events in her life while country music was playing in the background.
She was a bright light that encompassed anyone who came into contact with her, she was compassionate and most of all, she was an amazingly devoted and proud Mother who will be missed dearly.
She is survived by sons Merlin Harger (Teresa), Eric Wicks (Steven); granddaughters Chasity Sirois, Ashley Munoz (Richard); brothers Dick Gabel (Dee), Larry Gabel, sister-in-law Sheryl Gabel
She was preceded in death by husband, Jay; brother, Bill F. Gabel.