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Information for Donald Charles Preston
30 October 1922 - 24 January 1976
Obituary from The Idaho Press-Tribune
January 1976
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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 Donald C. Preston

     NAMPA Funeral services for Donald C. Preston, 53, of 703 S. State St., Nampa, who died very suddenly in a Caldwell hospital Saturday, will be conducted Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Nampa Seventh Ward, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Sunnyridge Road, with Bishop H. DeVon Jensen officiating.  Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.
    Mr. Preston was born October 1922 at Burley. He was reared and attended schools in Declo.  He served for four years in the U.S. Navy during World War II.  He was married to Nola Griffin Nov. 28. 1947 in Elko, Nev.  Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City, Utah, L.D.S. Temple in 1948.  They lived in Burley after their marriage and later moved to Boise.  They moved to Nampa six years ago where he worked as a produce manager at the Nampa Safeway Store.  He was a member of the Nampa 7th Ward, L.D.S. Church, and was a member of the Quorum of Seventy in the church.
    He is survived by his wife of Nampa; two sons, Dan C. and James C. Preston, both of Nampa; one daughter, Louise Preston, Nampa; four sisters. Mrs. Wallace (Minnie) Jibson, River Heights, Utah, Mrs. Arthur (Robina) Widman, Burley, Mrs. Wayne (Fern) Hess, Goldendale, Wash., and Mrs. Floyd (Connie) Calkins, Boise.  He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother.
    Friends may call at the Alsip Funeral Chapel Monday, Tuesday and until noon Wednesday and from 1 p.m. until service time at the church.


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