Preston-Geren-Obituary

Preston Murdoch Geren Jr.

Fort Worth, Texas

Dec 16, 1923 - Jun 12, 2013

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What a wonderful man. My husband Keith and I loved seeing Preston and Colleen while in Ft Worth for the cutting horse futurity. I was related to Preston through the Giesecke family. God bless the Gerens.
Nancy Wilson Hargrove

I would like for the Geren family to know what an impact their father had on my life. He was a mentor at Nash Elementary School where I was a Kinder/1st grade teacher. He mentored several of my students over the years and I can tell you he made a impact on their lives. One of his students he started with, I believe in Kinder with me, and stayed with her through 5th grade, graduated 1 year early and is attending TCJC to become a nurse. He was the ultimate gentleman, like my father, always...

The Fort Worth Business Press wrote an article recently that is representative of how Mr. Geren told me he would want to be remembered.
Mrs. Wilson

He will not be forgotten.

Mr. Geren's WWII pistol belt and Jeep

Mr. Geren's restored WWII Jeep

Preston Geren Jr & Sr

One of my most favorite photos of Mr. Geren, and his Dad.

This is how I feel about Preston Geren, my friend, my mentor, and my boss for almost 25 years. It's very sad when the people who gave you the best memories become a memory. I celebrate his life and mourn his passing all in the same heartbeat. I give thanks for Preston Geren and all he did for me and all the Geren Employees he led and guided into a well-oiled team of architects and engineers with his wisdom and tenacity. We worked hard, but we enjoyed the ride as we built many schools...

Thank you for all your contributions to the city of Fort Worth.

Obituaries

Preston's Obituaries

Preston Murdoch Geren Jr., 89, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrews Episcopal Church. Interment: Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be his grandsons and...

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