Preston, Norene M., Saginaw Township, Michigan


Loved and devoted wife, mother and grandmother passed away August 2, 2013 at Cartwright Hospice Care Center. Age 93 years. Norene was born June 13, 1920 in Saginaw to John and Amanda (Felske) Zimmerman. She married Walter L. Preston on June 11, 1949. They shared 64 wonderful years together. He survives her. She had worked for F.W. Woolworths Department Store, and later became an Executive Domestic Engineer. Besides her husband Walter, she leaves her daughter Nancy (Steven) Seeburger, her granddaughter Julie Oczepek, sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws, many nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews, and a very close friend Helen VanSteenkiste. She is predeceased by 2 brothers and 2 sisters, Everett (Frieda) Zimmerman, Delbert Zimmerman, Viola (Frank) Patrick, June (James) Darling, brother-in-laws and sister-in-laws, and a close friend Maurice VanSteenkiste. She enjoyed traveling with her motorhome, casino stops, bingo, sewing and gardening. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (S-M47). Rev. Michael Hahn will officiate with interment to follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends and family are welcome to visit at the funeral home on Monday from to 2:00-4:00 p.m. and 6:00-8:00 p.m., and on Tuesday one hour before the funeral. Memorial offerings are suggested to Faith Ev. Lutheran Church, 4322 Mackinaw; Healthsource Saginaw; or the Cartwright Center. www.reitzherzberg.com