Roger Dyreson, 78, of Preston

Roger A. Dyreson, 78, of Preston died Wednesday, July 24, 2019, while spending time at one of his favorite places, the Dyreson family farm.

Roger Allen Dyreson was born Jan. 8, 1941, to Clarence and Lela (Anderson) Dyreson in Harmony. In his younger years, he worked for Minneapolis Moline and later ran Preston Automotive with Orville Ruud. He then was a street maintenance superintendent for the city of Preston for 24 years where he later retired.

He liked to tinker on lawnmowers and other various vehicles and he loved his old trucks. He had a passion for mowing lawn and spending time at the family farm. He also spent time trout fishing and golfing at the Old Barn Resort with his friend, Keith, and made time to go to the B&B Bowl in Preston nearly every day to visit with the people dear to his heart. In addition to his hobbies, he loved spending time with his grandkids. He was a simple man who liked the simple things in life. He always had a smile and a joke for you. 

He is survived by his two sons, Jeff (Kirstin) Dyreson of Preston and Stuart Dyreson of Glennwood; grandchildren Lee Dyreson, Logan Dyreson, Lynndin Dyreson, Jared Dyreson, Jordan Dyreson and Devin Stevens; brothers, Lyle (Bernadette) Dyreson of Rochester, Kenny Dyreson of Junction City, Kansas, and David John (Lois) Dyreson of Winona; and a sister, Deanna Hahn of Rochester.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Joyce Dornink; brothers-in-law, Mylon Dornink and Dave Hahn; and sister-in-law, Kay Dyreson.

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