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Regina Mae Preston

Regina Mae Preston, 72, of Pickerington, OH, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2023, at 3:45 pm at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, OH. Regina was born on May 5, 1951, in Huntington, IN, to the late Robert Estel & Oma Delores (Moorman) Zent. She was a 1969 graduate of Huntington High School and attended college at Indiana State and St. Francis, where she received her bachelor’s and master’s degree in education. She was united in marriage to Richard A. Preston on June 3, 1972, in Warren, IN. Regina taught 8th grade for over 30 years in both Indiana and Ohio. She enjoyed shopping and especially watching her grandchildren in their various activities including soccer, softball, swimming, cross county, gymnastics, and robotics.

Loving survivors include her husband, Richard A. Preston, daughters, Tricia (Husband, David) Wurzel, Erin (Husband, Kyle) Hartman, grandchildren, Madelyn Erin Wurzel, Hunter Preston Wurzel, Jackson Preston Hartman, and Kaiser Anthony Hartman, and brother, Gary Zent.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and nephew Joe Zent.

Family and friends may gather to share and remember Regina at Glancy-H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, located at 203 N. Matilda St. Warren, IN 46792 on Sunday, November 26, 2023, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm. A service to celebrate Regina’s life will follow at 2:00 pm with Pastor John Boyanowski officiating. Burial will take place in Sparks Cemetery in rural Wells County, IN.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Glancy-H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren, IN.