Ellen Preston


June 21, 2019 - 4:31 PM

Ellen Louise Preston, age 80, Moran, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Allen County Regional Hospital, Iola. Ellen was born July 27, 1938, in Chanute to Marsh Harold Patton and Mamie Viola (Hoffman) Patton.

Ellen and Leslie LeRoy (Lee) Preston were married Nov. 24, 1975, in Ottawa. Ellen was a homemaker.

Ellen loved her grandchildren. She enjoyed animals, especially her dog, Odie. She liked to cook, crochet, and loved being a homemaker. Ellen is remembered for making the best fried chicken ever.

Ellen was preceded in death by her husband, Lee; her parents; one sister, Susan Edwards; and two brothers, Donald Miller and Frank Barker.

Ellen is survived by two sons, Gary Preston and Jeff Kress, Yates Center; two daughters, Anita Haar and husband, Brian, Iola, and Mary Covey, Yates Center; nine grandchildren, Zack Thrush, Ben Thrush, Adda Covey, Andrew Preston, Lee Preston, Austin Haar, Addie Haar Blake Haar, Keely Kress; three sisters, Ilene Smith, Mary Hill, Faith Dee Irvine; three brothers, Albert Barker, Ronald Miller, Oren Barker; and numerous other relatives.

The Rosary will be recited at 10 a.m., Friday  followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at St. Martin’s Oratory, 1368 Xylan Rd., Piqua. Inurnment will be at a later date in St. Martin’s Cemetery, Piqua.

Memorials are requested Allen County Animal Rescue Facility (ACARF), and may be left with Feuerborn Family Funeral Service, Iola, Kansas.

Condolences for the family may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.


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