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Betty Jane Brady Foster
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1922
Death: Nov. 9, 2012

DAVENPORT - Betty Jane Foster, 90, of Davenport, died Friday, November 9, 2012, in Davenport.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at St. Mark Lutheran Church in Davenport. Visitation will be 3 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at Runge Mortuary, 838 E. Kimberly Road, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mark Lutheran Church.

Betty was born March 4, 1922, at Mercy Hospital in Davenport, the daughter of Charles and Eleanor (Niekamp) Brady. She graduated from Davenport High School in the class of 1940 and later from A.I.C. Business College. She was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church for 65 years.

She married Neal Foster, Sr. on December 19, 1941, in Davenport; he preceded her in death on August 22, 1987. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lorelei (Foster) Mosher in January 2010; brothers, Virgil and Charles "Chuck" Brady; and sisters, Marion Kuendle and Verna Powers.

Those left to honor her memory include her son, Neal "Skip" Foster, Jr.; daughter-in- law, Tammy Foster, Eagan, Minn.; son-in-law, William (Bill) Mosher; grandchildren, Julia Temple, Darsey Dearborn and Stephanie (Mike) Bell, all of Davenport, Shawn (Leslie) Foster, Cottage Grove, Minn., Christopher (Jesslyn) Foster, Roseville, Minn., and Jason Mosher, Eagan, Minn.; eight great-grandchildren and one great-great grandson.

Her first year of marriage she did volunteer work. She was a Cub Scout Leader - Hayes School, baseball coach. She served as president of Hayes P.T.A., St. Mark Lutheran Women, Church Women United and the Maya Winther Circle of King's Daughters. Her other memberships include Daughters of the Nile, Pyramid Temple #10 and the Elks Widows.

In 1976, she and her daughter, Lorelei, started the business of B & L Custom Draperies and were engaged in it for 30 years, "loving every minute of it."

Her favorite passions were her grandchildren, decorating, entertaining, shopping and playing bridge.

Family links: 
  Neal E. Foster (1921 - 1987)
  Lorelei K. Foster Mosher (1942 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Davenport Memorial Park
Scott County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Ken Nagel
Record added: Nov 11, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100545279
Betty Jane <i>Brady</i> Foster
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