Preston W. Letsche, 52, died Monday, January 2, 2012. Services will be 10:00 AM Friday, January 6 at George Boom Funeral Home. Visitation begins at 12:00 PM Thursday, January 5 at the funeral home, where the family will greet friends from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Preston Wade Letsche, son of Lorraine Jurgens and Gerald Letsche Sr., was born August 19, 1959 in Sioux Falls, SD. He grew up in the Humboldt – Canistota, SD area before moving with his family to Sioux Falls. He worked at several jobs in the Sioux Falls area during his life.
Preston’s greatest joy in life was fishing. If he didn’t have a line in the water he wasn’t happy. He liked to tinker with all kinds of machines and crafted items out of popsicle sticks. He also enjoyed following the local band, “Driven”.
Grateful for having shared his life are his daughter, Heidi Hamilton and her husband, Mike, N. Sioux City, SD; four grandchildren, Mikey Jr., Evan, Aubrey, Auston; his parents, Lorraine Jurgens and Gerald Letsche Sr.; six siblings, Corwin Letsche and his wife, Donna, Sioux Falls, SD, Troy Letsche and Bonnie, Lennox, SD, Brenda Mailloux and her husband, Randy, Omaha, NE, Dawn Fritz and her husband, Mike, Garretson, SD, Amanda Letsche, Sioux Falls, SD, Gerald Letsche Jr., Sioux Falls, SD, April Gillette, Sioux Falls, SD; his special friend, Laurie Bennett, Garretson, SD; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Preston was preceded in death by his brother, Randy Letsche.
Born: August 19, 1959
Death: January 2, 2012