Helen Christine Preston

Dates

February 9, 1916 - October 22, 2012

Obituary

 

 

Helen Christine Preston was born February 9, 1916 in Chicago, IL to Hans and Caroline (Taft) Peterson.  At a young age she moved with her family to Badger, SD.  She attended school at Badger and completed Junior High School in Mitchell.  On September 4, 1938 she married Francis Preston in Mitchell.  She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her son, Robert (Karen) Preston, Wentzville, MO; two grandchildren: Michelle “Shelly” (David) Hays and Stephanie (Kevin) Feissner, three great-grandchildren: Robert and Taylor Hays and Nicholas “Nick” Gaeke, one brother, Jim (Naoma) Peterson, Aberdeen and one sister, Evelyn Hinders, Grants Pass, OR.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis, her daughter, Marlys Stoebner, infant son, Douglas, twin sister, Alice Miles and sister, Nancy Townsend.


Visitation(s)

Date
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Service

Date
Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Time
2:00 PM
Location
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, South Dakota

Cemetery

American Legion Cemetery
Mitchell, South Dakota


Posted by amanda hanson on February 24, 2013
hi helen, i wish we wouldve seen more of eachother. i really miss playing cards and visiting with you. you are such a sweet lady and i hope youre having a good time with gramma playing cards!
Posted by Gary Townsend on October 23, 2012
You will be missed. I can only imagine the card game that you, Francis, Ned, and Nancy are playing. I have great memories of many holidays with you and Francis.
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