Janice Elaine (Roby) PreisterSeptember 7, 1944 ~ October 2, 2019 (age 75)
A Memorial Service for Janice Elaine Preister, 75, of rural Madison, will be 6:00 pm, Monday, October 7, 2019, at Calvary Community Church, Madison with visitation from 4:00-6:00 pm. Pastor Craig Mahoney will officiate. She passed away on October 2, 2019 as a result of an automobile accident on Highway 32. Resseguie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jan was born in Onawa IA, on September 7, 1944, to Ronald and Margery (Shephardson) Roby. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy in 1961. Jan worked for IBP of Sioux City before moving to Madison.
On March 9, 1979, Jan married Kenneth E. Preister. They made their home in Madison before moving to the family farm where she operated her daycare center. Later, Jan was employed at the Madison County Sheriff’s Department before working at the Madison Juvenile Detention Center for 15 years. She retired at the age of 66, however, she worked part time for four more years.
Jan enjoyed quilting and crocheting. She was an avid reader. Her greatest love was spending time with her family. Her faith has always been a very important part of her life.
She is survived by her husband, Kenny, and her children: Jo Herfel, Ginny Barcus, Jeremy (Shari) Preister and Jessica (Mike) Quady; nine grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, one brother, three sisters and a great granddaughter.