April 14, 2024

Faye Preston, 101, died November 9, 2015 at Brookdale Senior Solutions, Dodge City. She was born on January 2, 1914 at Richfield, the daughter of Guy and Maggie (Combes) Tipton. 

She lived in Wilroads Gardens until 1972 prior to moving to Dodge City. Faye taught school in Kingsdown and later worked at Montgomery Ward. She also worked at the Kansas Soldiers Home as the recreational director. 

Faye is survived by a daughter, Doris Olsen and husband Glen of Ft. Pearce, Florida; two sons, Bill Preston and wife Linda of St. John and Ron Preston of Abilene; eight grandchildren, two step grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren, three step great grandchildren, and eight great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Ralph Glenn; husbands, Harold Waggoner and William Preston; and son, Gary L. Waggoner. 

Memorial service will be held at Swaim Funeral Home on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 2:00 PM with Riley Gibson presiding. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery in Dodge City. There will be no visitation as cremaiton has taken place. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Prairie or Dodge City Congregation of Jehovah’s Witness both in care of the funeral home. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.