Kathleen M. Preston, age 68, of South Haven, died Sunday, March 26, 2023 at The Glenn Memory Care Cottages in Buffalo.
Memorial Services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2023 at Dingmann Funeral Care Chapel in Annandale with visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev. Culynn Curtis will officiate. Burial will take place at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls. The memorial service will be webcast on the funeral home website. Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.
Kathleen Marie Preston was born December 1, 1954 in Minneapolis to Clarence and Elvera (Arenson) Knutson. She grew up in Coon Rapids, graduating from Coon Rapids High School with the Class of 1973. Kathi earned a degree in Occupational Therapy from St. Catherine University in St. Paul. She was united in marriage to Michael Allen Preston on June 14, 1975 at Advent Lutheran Church in Coon Rapids. Kathi worked as a bookkeeper for P.C.I. in Minneapolis. She enjoyed listening to books on tape, watching "In the Heat of the Night", playing scratch off lottery tickets and digital solitaire, and playing bingo.
She is survived by her children, Kelly (Robert) Wise of South Haven and Robert (Jackie) Preston of Clearwater; grandchildren, Dillon and Preston Felt; step-grandchild, Kaylee Hesse; mother, Elvera "Toots" Knutson; brothers and sister, David Knutson, Barb Hammerlind, and Harold (Chris) Knutson; and many other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Knutson; and husband, Michael "Bear" Preston.
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