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Cynthia Lucille Newton Preston

Female 1945 - 2011  (66 years)

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  • Name Cynthia Lucille Newton Preston 
    Nickname Cindy 
    Born 20 Feb 1945  Hobbs, Lea County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 24 Apr 2011 
    Buried 27 Apr 2011  Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5844  Rossville
    Last Modified 29 Nov 2019 

    Father George Newton 
    Mother Ruth Newton 
    Family ID F5535  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Fred Preston 
     1. Matt Preston
     2. Heather Preston Houser
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2017 14:48:39 
    Family ID F5536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Obituary- Preston, Cynthia
    Obituary- Preston, Cynthia
    Cynthia Lucille (Cindy) Preston
    Cynthia Lucille (Cindy) Preston, 66, of Silver Lake, Kansas went to be with Our Lord and Savior on April 24th, 2011 Easter Sunday.

    She was born February 20th, 1945 in Hobbs New Mexico the daughter and oldest child of Ruth and George Newton. She attended the Fairbury School System. She earned her Bachelorís degree in education from Nebraska Wesleyan in Lincoln in 1967.

    She worked as a classroom teacher in elementary education for the USD 501 and later went on to earn a special certification to teach as a Certified Reading Specialist. She retired from USD 501 in 2005. Cindy was a nurturing Grandmother of five, an avid golfer, a member of Chapter FJ of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, Lowman United Methodist Church, the Red Hat Society, A.D.K. and Queen of Jobs Daughters.

    She was preceded in death by her parents Ruth and George Newton.

    She is survived by her husband Fred; two children Matt Preston (wife Sheri Preston) and Heather Houser (husband Paul Houser); Grandchildren: Abagail Houser, Trevor Houser, Ian Preston, Sydney Houser and Shawn Preston; Siblings: Susan Madden of Bellevue, NE; Robert Newton (wife Sharyn Newton) of Lincoln,
    NE; Richard Newton (wife Jeanne Newton) of Fairbury, NE and many nieces and nephews.

    A visitation will be held from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., today April 26th 2011 at Lowman United Methodist Church. A funeral ceremony will be held at 10:00a.m. Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at the church. A second ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 28th at the Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury, NE followed by interment in the Fairbury Cemetery. Penwell-Gabel Mid Town Chapel is assisting with arrangements.

    Memorial donations are suggested to the American Heart Association care of Penwell Gabel Mid Town Chapel or at To leave a message for the family online, please visit