April Kay Preston, 51

April Kay Preston, 51, of Hartford, passed away unexpectedly in her home, on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012.

She was born May 10, 1961, in Richland Center, to Ralph and Marilyn (nee Rose) Preston. April enjoyed sharing the antics of her precious pet Tippy with her friend Sheryl, making crafts with her friend Sue, and spending time with her family and her friends from Divine Savior, especially, Chris.

April is survived by her mother Marilyn; brothers Bill (Nancy) Preston of the town of Erin, Greg (fiancée Rita Olson) Preston of Slinger; nieces and nephews Kelly (Dan) Gengler, Ben (Elissa) Preston, and Allison (Chris) Epstein; uncle Chuck Funk, aunt Chris Rose, and her great-aunts Pearl Shefflet and Francis Cooley, both of Michigan. She is also survived by many great-nieces and great-nephews, dear relatives, and friends.

April was preceded in death by her father, grandparents, uncles Ron Rose and Larry Rose, and her aunt Rachel Funk.

Memorial services will be held Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at 3 p.m., at Divine Savior Lutheran Church (3200 Highway K, Hartford) with the Rev. Stowe officiating. The family will greet relatives and friends at church from 1-3 p.m. Memorials to the Preston family are appreciated.

The Shimon Funeral Home is serving the family. Online condolences may be found at www.shimonfuneralhome.com.

Special thanks are sent out to the Hartford Police and Rescue Squads, Community Care, Home Instead, Dr. Buboltz, and her many friends at Divine Savior Lutheran Church.