JANESVILLE---Larry A. Preston, age 64, of Janesville, died on Saturday, February 2, 2013, at home. He was born in Janesville on August 4, 1948, the son of Earl and Helen (Ushner) Preston. Larry was a 1966 graduate of Janesville High School and was enlisted in the Air National Guard. He worked for Union Pacific Railroad as a switchman and later a yardmaster until his retirement in 2008. Larry enjoyed fishing, hunting, spending time outdoors, sports, bowling and going to breakfast on Wednesday's with his railroad friends. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and his best furry friend, Frog.
He is survived by his 2 children, Jeremie (Lani) Preston of Trinity, FL and Erin (Chad) Borst of Janesville; 4 grandchildren: Madison, Aiden and Roman Borst and Jacob Preston; brother, Gary Preston of Janesville; nephew, Shain (Ellen) Preston of Janesville; a niece, Heather Preston of Janesville; 2 great-nieces, Megan and Alycia; and friend and mother of his children, Barb Preston of Janesville. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery, Janesville at a later date. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, Janesville is assisting the family.