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 Dorothy Alvina <I>Lesser</I> Preston

Dorothy Alvina Lesser Preston

Birth
Gering, Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska, USA
Death 25 Jun 2007 (aged 82)
Butte, Silver Bow County, Montana, USA
Burial Sheridan, Madison County, Montana, USA
Memorial ID 20157561 · View Source
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Dorothy Alvina Lesser Funk Preston, beloved wife of Larry Duncan Preston, went home to be in the presence of the Lord Jesus Christ on Monday, June 25, 2007, at St. James Healthcare after an extended illness.

She was born April 20, 1925, in Gering, Neb., and moved to Montana at the age of 7. She was placed in the state orphans' home in Twin Bridges from 1935 to 1941, after the death of her mother. She lived with the Tom and Nellie Wilson family on Indian Creek until she married Harold Donegan Funk in 1942; he died in 1962. She married Larry Duncan Preston on April 24, 1981.

She was preceded in death in 1985 by her oldest son, Dr. Harold James Funk, who was a professor at the University of Indiana, Bloomington.

She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Helen Funk; sons, John (Sue) and Mike (Kay); daughter, Diana (Bill); 11 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Cremation has taken place. Burial of ashes will take place at 10 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2007, at Sheridan Cemetery.

Memorial services are 11 a.m. Monday at K&L Mortuary at Sheridan, with a reception to follow at Dayspring Church.


Published in The Montana Standard on 6/28/2007.


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  • Created by: A Marine's Daughter
  • Added: 29 Jun 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20157561
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Alvina Lesser Preston (20 Apr 1925–25 Jun 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20157561, citing Sheridan Cemetery, Sheridan, Madison County, Montana, USA ; Maintained by A Marine's Daughter (contributor 46506165) .