NORMAL - Gladys Preno, 87, Apache Junction, Ariz., formerly of Normal, died Friday (June 30, 2006).
She is survived by her husband of 65 years, William Preno; daughters, Judith (Gerald) Boekholder, Zillah, Wash.; Patricia (Jim) Brown, Basin, Wyo.; and Rebecca (David) Myers, Irvine, Calif.; grandchildren, Randall (Tamara) Myers, Alan (Robin) Brown, Nicole Rosati, Steven (Kim) Boekholder and Michael (Karla) Boekholder; 11 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Clarence Erickson, Avon.
Gladys was a 1941 graduate of Illinois State Normal University and taught for 30 years in the Unit 5 School District before she retired in 1975.n;
After retirement she and Mr. Preno traveled extensivelyn;throughout the world and 50 states.n;They traveled to Australia nine times, most recently in 2003 with all three of their daughters and two of their sons-in-law.
A memorial service is planned for a later date in Arizona.n;
Condolences can be shared with Mr. Preno and his family c/o David and Rebecca Myers, 19 Woodhaven Lane, Irvine, CA 92620.