Kristine Ann Preston

Kristine Ann Preston, 70, of Pataskala, OH, formerly of Wabash, IN, and with ties to Huntington, IN, died Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at 10:01 a.m. at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, OH.

Ms. Preston was a graduate of Wabash High School. She worked at Square D in Huntington for several years.

She was born on Oct. 28, 1949, in Wabash, to Clyde O. and Betty J. Harnish Kessler.

She is survived by two children, Hyde (Ian) Heckman, of Indianapolis, and Ryan (Danialle) Blackford, of Mexico; two sisters, Pam Keen, of Wabash, and Kim (Rick) Gray, of Pataskala; and five grandchildren.

 She was preceded in death by a son, Russell Blackford Jr.

Burial will be in Falls Cemetery in Wabash. Arrangements are being handled by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service in Wabash.

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