(5/23/12) Edgar F. Preston, age 85, of Black River Falls, WI. died Tuesday, May 22, 2012 in his home in the Town of Adams, Jackson County while under the care of Black River Memorial Hospice.
He was born on March 22, 1927 in Sparta, WI. to Jerry and Lulu (Eddy) Preston. He was raised in Black River Falls, and he served in the Army.
Edgar married Marjorie Lyons in Waukesha, WI. on May 20, 1945. She preceded her husband in death on Oct. 5, 1991.
He worked for Waukesha Foundry until 1971 when they moved to Black River Falls. He then worked for D & S Mfging in Black River Falls until his retirement in 1991.
Surviving are his son, John (Carey) Preston, Rosendale, WI., two daughters, Carol (Emil) Juarez and Terry Preston, both of Black River Falls, a son-in-law, Don Wissing, Ripon, WI., 7-grandchildren, 7-great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by two daughters, Diana Preston, and Bonnie Preston Wissing.
Visitation for Edgar F. Preston will be from noon until 2 P.M. on Friday, May 25, 2012 at the Buswell Funeral Home (715-284-2231) 106 So. 2nd St.; Black River Falls. Burial with military honors will follow immediately after visitation at the Hatfield Cemetery.