Date of Death: April 12, 2021

Service Details

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Hohner Funeral Home, 1004 Arnold St., Three Rivers, with Pastor James Ingram officiating.

Obituary Notice

Barbara Ann “Barb” Preston, 70, of Three Rivers, passed away Monday, April 12, 2021 at Edgewood Health & Rehabilitation.

She was born October 23, 1950 in Three Rivers, the daughter of Donald and Josephine (Shumway) Crippin.

Barb worked in numerous restaurants over 35 years, including Fisher Lake Inn, and most recently was a deli worker at Meijer.

She was the “Mother” of Lighthouse Baptist Church.

A down-to-earth person, she enjoyed drawing, painting, artwork and cooking.

Remaining to cherish her memory are her husband of 10 years, Howard Preston of Three Rivers; daughters, Janet Kramb and Erin Kramb, both of Three Rivers; son, Andy Kramb of Mendon; stepdaughter, Brandi Preston of Missouri; brother, Stan (Cheryl) Crippin; brothers-in-law, Ray (Karen) Kramb and Richard Kramb, both of Three Rivers, Mark (Terri) Hicks and Charles (Linda) Preston, both of Sherwood; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Alice, and former husband Earl Kramb.

Additional Information

Memorial donations may be directed to Howard Preston. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

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  1. So sorry to hear of Barbs passing. She was such a hard worker and always had a smile and greeting for her customers and fellow team members at Meijers. Prayers for her families healing.

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