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Preston Jack Provost

Preston Jack Provost, 67, a Minden resident since 2001, died Aug. 21, 2004, in Minden

Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Walton’s Chapel of the Valley, followed by services there at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Mr. Provost was born Dec. 13, 1936, in Massachusetts to Preston and Antoinette Provost.

He married Jenice Provost. Before moving to Minden, he lived in San Jose, Calif.

Mr. Provost owned a construction company in Agawam, Mass. After moving to San Jose, he directed operations and maintenance for Saratoga-Los Gatos Union High School, retiring in 1994.

He was a member of Edge Tractor Association in Carson City. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.

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He was preceded in death by his father, his daughter Sherry Provost, and his brother Jerry Provost.

His survivors include his wife of 14 years, Jenice of Minden; sons Preston Jack Provost Jr. of Springfield , Mass., and Timothy Jack Provost of Minden; daughter Jacquelyn Cecchini of Connecticut; mother, Ann Cowan of Springfield; five grandsons; and one great-grandson.

Family and friends may send an e-mailed message to the family guestbook at Walton’s.