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Roscoe "Rod" R. Preston

March 30, 1930 ~ January 1, 2020 (age 89)


Roscoe “Rod“Preston, 89, of Bremen, IN passed away on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at Hospice House in South Bend.  Rod was born on March 30, 1930 in Denver, Colorado to Glen A. and Edna Preston.

Rod worked for Associates as an office manager for 27 years, then Elkhart General Hospital as an office manager and patient accounts manager for over 10 years where he retired in 1986, after his retirement he worked at Hill Top Farms in Mishawaka. He was a member of the Elkhart Moose and Farm Bureau.

Rod is survived by his daughters Jody L. (Jeff)  Toner of Walkerton, Suebeth (Ron) Laskowski of South Bend and Marcia L. (Bruce) Scott of South Bend; his step-daughter Kay A. Eller of Edwardsburg, MI.; and his grandchildren, Mallary Toner, Adrienne Laskowski, Erica Laskowski, Thomas (Casey)  Laskowski, Aaron  (Mitzie) Scott and Alissa (Elliott) Whitmer and 12 great-grandchildren. Rod was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Sally Scott and Shirley Storey.

 In keeping with Rod’s wishes there will be no services. Cruz Family Funeral Home in Osceola is assisting the Preston family. Memorial donations in memory of Rod may be made to Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545 or The Whitlock, 515 S. Whitlock Street, Bremen, IN 46506. Online condolence may be made to the Preston family at  

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No services to be held


The Center for Hospice
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545

The Whitlock
515 South Whitlock Street, Bremen IN 46506

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