Kittie Preas Koukalik, who is soon returning to the Preas family home in Bonita, released her book, “How Can I Keep From Singing,” on Aug. 30.

Terry and Kittie Preas found a new life in the Bonita Valley in Arizona and it was there that they raised their two children. Preas Welding & Construction was founded in 1982 and became very successful as an agriculture-related business. Terry and Kittie were only weeks shy of their 32nd wedding anniversary when Kittie's world would be suddenly and forever changed.

In May 2003, Terry was crushed to death while working on a job. He died before her eyes. Immediately Kittie was thrust into an unknown world of "widow" and a single woman running a welding business.

This is the story of their love, Terry's accident, and the pain, anguish and sorrow Kittie endured, even after she found new love.

"We were still sweethearts. He just went to work one day and never came home".

The book was published by Publish America.

The book may purchased at or by contacting Kittie by email at Copies may be autographed and mailed if desired, she said.

All proceeds from books purchased through me personally, go to the high expense of banking cord blood and tissue for my granddaughter, Angela, due around Christmas. Her older sister, Trinity, is special needs and the doctor has suggested the banking of the cord and blood in the event Baby Angela has any problems.The book is now available at however any purchased from them will not be able to apply those proceeds to the baby. You can also go to <<span style="color: #0000ff;">>  and find me on authors search. There is a Paypal button to use or I can be reached at 928-828-3483 or through for purchases through me and for the baby.

All purchases are appreciated and it is also a great book!!! Thank you for your help.

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Kittie Preas Koukalik
Kittie Preas Koukalik

Forgot to add that all proceeds of the books which are purchased directly from me, go to offset the expense of banking the cord blood and tissue for my granddaughter Angela, who will be born the end of December. Her sister is special needs and we have been advised this is very important to do. If you go to this link, there is a Paypal button or you can contact me directly

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