CINCINNATI -- Elmer Habisch, 75, Cincinnati, formerly of Brainerd, died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, at Mercy Franciscan Hospital in Cincinnati.
He was born Nov. 9, 1925, in Redtop (now Isle) to John A. and Isabelle (Cloutier) Habisch. He served in the Navy in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He attended business college in St. Paul for two years. He worked as a traffic representative for the Norfolk and Western Railroad for 30 years. He and his wife, Arlene, owned and operated the King's Haven Resort for 10 years.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Steve Habisch, Brainerd, David Habisch, Cincinnati, and Darrell Habisch, Forest Lake; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother, Gordon Habisch, St. Paul; and a sister, Annabelle Skiei, St. Paul.
His son, John; a daughter, Kathleen; his parents; and a sister, Mary Jewell, died earlier.
Services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Brainerd with Father Seamus Walsh officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Nisswa.
Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd with a prayer service at 7 p.m.
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