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Jess Preston
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Birth: Nov. 20, 1933
Beltrami County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 2002
Bemidji
Beltrami County
Minnesota, USA


Jess Preston, 68, of Bemidji died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, in his home. The funeral was at Olson-Schwartz Funeral Home in Bemidji. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery in Northern Township.

He was born Nov. 20, 1933, in Sugar Bush Township, Beltrami County, to Francis and Edna (Robins) Preston. He grew up in Sugar Bush Township where he attended school. He attended the Assembly of God Church when he was a young boy.

He served in the U.S. Army from 1956 to 1958. He worked in the mines at Coleraine, Minn., for 19 years. He drove grain trucks for many years and retired in 1989.
He married Nancy Rice on June 30, 2001, in Bemidji.
He enjoyed rides in the country, tinkering with cars and he loved tractors. He also enjoyed woodworking and playing guitars. He loved his dog, Mr. Milo. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Francis Ausbury Preston (1893 - 1985)
  Edna Caroline Robins Preston (1910 - 1996)
 
 Spouse:
  Nancy June Rice Preston (1939 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Timothy Bud Preston (1927 - 2010)*
  Jess Preston (1933 - 2002)
  Bonnie Rose Preston Burnham (1946 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Bemidji
Beltrami County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: Member #46989892
Record added: Aug 29, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41311941
Jess Preston
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Jess Preston
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