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Rose Marie (Butala) Preston
January 20, 1934 ~ July 8, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old
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PRESTON, Rose Marie, 89, passed away on July 8, 2023. She was a long-time Berea resident, beloved wife of Kenneth; mother of Kevin (Lenor), Keith and Robyn (Elia); grandmother of Brooke (Brian) Moore, Heather (Lindsay), Mark, Kathryn and Kristina; great-grandmother of Madden and Mason; and sister-in-law of David (Gerri). Daughter of Stephen and Theresa Butala (both deceased). A special friend of Gerald Innes. “Rose” was the ski-buddy, sous-chef, theater critic, schedule organizer, international travel companion and very best friend of Kenneth for sixty-eight years. She was the glue that held together the Preston law practice for fifty years.
The family wishes to thank Wesleyan Village, Elyria, Ohio and the Hospice of the Western Reserve for caring for Rose Marie during her final journey. Kenneth and the Preston family request your consideration of those charitable organizations or WVIZ/Ideastream Public Media (purveyor of all of Ken and Rose’s favorite BBC productions), 1375 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115 in lieu of flowers.
All services will be private. Arrangements through Baker-Osinski-Kensinger Funeral Home, Berea, Ohio.