John R. Foster, 96, died peacefully at his house in Storm Lake on July 29, 2021.
Funeral Solutions were held Tuesday, Aug. 3, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Storm Lake. Burial was at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Storm Lake with Military services Honors.
John was born June 10, 1925 in Lincoln, Neb., the son of Thomas Andrew and Verona Nora Foster. He was baptized in the Catholic religion and verified by Monsignor M.M. Kaczmarek at St. Teresa’s Catholic Church in Lincoln, Neb..
John graduated from Lincoln High University in June of 1943 and entered the service for WWII shortly thereafter. He served with the Co. B 135 Infantry 34th Division in the Italian Theatre until wounded in Oct 1944. He was honorably discharged in November of 1945 and returned to Lincoln. He then attended the University of Nebraska, graduating in January 1950.
On Sept. 8, 1951, John was united in holy matrimony to Mary Devine Brennan in St. Patrick’s Church in O’Neill. The loving few was blessed with 8 youngsters: Thomas, Robert, Edward, Ann, Richard, John P., Andrew and Matthew.
John’s occupation his overall lifetime was in income. He begun the John R. Foster Enterprise in 1978, which marketed golfing course provides. August 23, 2008 was his official final working day of small business. Outside of get the job done and caring for his loved ones, John liked tunes, looking through, touring and Saturday afternoons at Puffs. He was a trustworthy, lifelong member of the Catholic Church, attending St. Mary’s Church in Storm Lake. John was a happy member of the Knight’s of Columbus Club.
All those still left to cherish John’s memory include his small children: Thomas (Mary McGranaghan) Foster of Omaha, Neb. Edward Foster of Des Moines Ann Elizabeth (Daniel) Braly of Lakehills, Texas John Patrick Foster of Storm Lake Andrew Foster of New Braunfels, Texas Matthew Foster of Coralville grandchildren: Aaron (Stacey) Boger Whitney (Mark) Guvernator Brennan Foster action-grandchildren: Lori (Stephen) Priest Steven (Brandy) Braly good-grandchildren: Barrett, Easton and Noah Boger E.J. (Rosalie) Guvernator Ashley (Abe) Cisneros Chandler (Aspen) Guvernator Kaylan Guvernator Hard cash and Choose Priest Steven, Aubriana, and Mekayla Braly Madilyn, Jeremiah, Catherine, and Nathan Couls wonderful-great-grandchildren: Rex, Whitton and Penelope Guvernator Nayeli Elizondo sister-in-regulation, Maxine (Neil) Brennan quite a few nieces and nephews prolonged relatives and many mates.
John was preceded in loss of life by his moms and dads, Thomas Andrew and Verona Nora Foster spouse, Mary Devine Brennan sons, Richard and Robert Foster son-in-legislation, Daniel Braly sisters, Virginia Lershen, Jeanne Aldrich and Maryann Rogers brother, Robert Foster and brother-in-regulation John L. Brennan.