Wanda Pauline Preston, age 88, of Kendallville, passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022 at Hickory Creek of Kendallville. Mrs. Preston was born in Columbia City, Indiana on July 29, 1933 to the late Isheu and Harriett “Becky” (North) Miles. She married Paul Otto Norden in 1952 and he preceded her in death in 1970. Wanda was a hard-working farm wife and factory worker. She later married John Preston in 1986 and he preceded her in death in 1993. Wanda retired from King Seely in Kendallville.
Son, Fred and Deb Norden of Kendallville.
Daughter, Dorlie and Bruce Haines of Kendallville.
Stepson, John Preston of Gardnerville, Nevada.
Grandchildren: Scott and Jenny Walters of Avilla; Josh Walters of Kendallville; Jeremy and Nikki Walters of Kendallville; Crystal and Ryan Walkup of Avilla; Thad and Tyanna Haines of Wabash; Brad and Ashley Haines of Leo; and step-grandchildren: Conner and Makayla Preston of Roy, Utah; and Shelby and Dallas Houk of Sparks, Nevada.
Great grandchildren: Blake Walters, Katelyn Walters, Preston Walkup, Brooklyn Walkup, Layton Walkup, Kennedy Walkup, Asher Teague, Seth Teague, Karra Haines, Amelia Haines, and Aubrey Haines. Great-great grandchild, Spencer Teague.
Wanda was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Dawn and six siblings, Fern Miles, Levi Miles, Rosemary Burk, William Miles, John W. Miles, and Emery Allen Miles.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 12:00 noon at Hite Funeral Home with visitation at 10:00 AM prior to the service. Pastor Michael DiSanto will officiate the service.
Burial will follow the service at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery near Avilla. Casket bearers will be her grandsons, Thad Haines, Brad Haines, Ryan Walkup, Jeremy Walters, Josh Walters, and Preston Walkup.
Memorial donations may be made to the Noble County Humane Society.
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