Mary L. Ybarra

Mary L. Ybarra (nee Preston) of Pewaukee was born to eternal life Monday, Feb. 21, 2011, at the age of 61.

She was the beloved wife and best friend of Joe for more than 42 years; loving mother of Todd of Milwaukee and James of Pewaukee; proud grandmother of Brett Ybarra and Breeanna Asunto; fond sister of Judy (Fred) Moak, Patricia (James) Church and Melody (Dale) Brueggeman; and dear sister-in-law of Julian Jr. (Mary) Ybarra, James Ybarra, Jesse Ybarra, Martha Ybarra, Jerry (Debbie) Ybarra and Julia Ybarra. She is further survived by other relatives and many, many other friends.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Grace (nee Arnold) Preston, and a brother, David Preston.

A memorial gathering will be held from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, at Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 205 Prospect Ave., Pewaukee.

Memorials in Mary’s name to the American Cancer Society, N19-W24350 Riverwood Drive, Waukesha, WI 53188, would be greatly appreciated by the family.

Yonke & Son Funeral Home, 691-1900, is serving the family.