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Lois Joanne (Preston) Prestage

August 12, 1934 ~ October 26, 2020 (age 86)


     Lois Joanne Prestage, age 86, of St. Louis, MI, passed away Monday, October 26, 2020.

     Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, MI, on Friday, October 30, 2020 at 3:00 P.M., with Pastor Terri Bentley officiating.  Burial will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery, St. Louis, MI. Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 6-8 P.M. at the funeral home.

     Lois was born in Kalamazoo, MI, on August 12, 1934, the daughter of Stanley and Edna (Scott) Preston. Lois married Richard Dean Prestage on June 10, 1955; Richard passed away in January of 2003. Lois and Richard owned and operated Schnepp Rehab Care in St. Louis for 25 years.

     Lois was a very accomplished artist. She was a member of Creative Arts Guild of Gratiot County. She was an avid lover of her dogs.  Lois enjoyed golfing, spending time at Burt Lake, and being outdoors. Lois was devoted to her husband, children and grandchildren. She was a proud member of the PEO and a member of First United Methodist Church, St. Louis, MI.

     She is survived by her sons: Richard and Carol Prestage of St. Louis, MI, Robert Prestage of Clayton, NC; grandchildren: Courtney Prestage, Chloe Prestage, Noah Prestage; great-grandson Cameron Schoenknecht, and friends: Marilyn Mellinger and Judy Roslund.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and brother Keith Stanley "Bud" Preston.

     Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be made at The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, St. Louis, MI.

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October 29, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - St. Louis
117 North East Street
St. Louis, MI 48880

Funeral Service
October 30, 2020

3:00 PM
Smith Family Funeral Homes - St. Louis
117 North East Street
St. Louis, MI 48880


American Heart Association
3940 Peninsular Drive, Suite 180, Grand Rapids MI 49546
Tel: 1-616-285-1888

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