Monday, June 13th, 2011
Nancy Alice Preston, 104, died at 10:30 a.m. June 11, 2011, at Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community.
She was born April 28, 1907, in Mendon, to Jacob and Lillie Mae Coil Boroff. On March 12, 1932, she married Homer Harlan Preston, who died in 1992.
Surviving are a son, David, now living in France; daughters-in-law, Alexandra Learned Preston, Washington, D.C., and Anne Buckingham Preston; a sister-in-law, Goldie Ballinger, Celina; and two granddaughters.
Deceased are a son, John; four brothers; and three sisters.
She was a graduate of Mendon-Union High School and Ada University. She taught for 40 years in Mercer County and Celina schools. She was a member of the Eastern Star, St. John Lutheran Church and Hopewell Grange.
She has donated her body for medical research to Ohio State University College of Medicine. Private services will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Otterbein and Grand Lake Hospice.
Arrangements are by Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home.
Condolences may be left at LHDfuneralhome.com.
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