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Chris Forster
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Birth: Jan. 8, 1892
Salem
McCook County
South Dakota, USA
Death: Jan. 15, 1961
California, USA

!Salem Special, Salem, SD 1-19-1961
Funeral Mass will be said at St. Mary's Catholic Church for Chris Forster,
life-long Salem resident who passed away at the home of his daughter where he
was visiting in California. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Mr. Forster was born 1-8-1892 near Salem and lived his entire life in this
vicinity where he was engaged in farming. He was married on 1-12-1910 to
Katherine Sabers at New Vienna, Iowa. They were the parents of 10 children,
nine of whom survive.
He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Elmer (Lorraine) Kirby and Mrs.
William (Dorothy) Hershly, both of Rapid City, SD; Mrs. George (Mary Jane)
Arnold, Salem; Mrs. Ralph (La Von) Blindert, El Cajon, Calif.; and Mrs. James
(Beverly) Tieszen, Pico Rivera, Calif.; four sons, Harold and Dale of Salem,
SD; Marion of Sioux Falls, SD; and Walter, Santee, Calif.; eight sisters, Mrs.
Mary Hankins; Mrs. George (Gen) Liljedahl; Anna, Margaret and Helen Forster,
all of Salem; Mrs. Michael Brewster, Omaha; Mrs. George Taft, Houston, Texas;
and Mrs. William Hankins, Des Moines, Iowa; and six brothers, Anton, Joseph,
Bernard, and Dominic, all of Salem; John, Duluth, Minnesota; and Robert, Sioux
Falls, SD; 34 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Forster proceeded her husband in death on 1-18-1951.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Henrich Forster (1854 - 1925)
  Margaret Frischer Forster (1864 - 1938)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Sabers Forster (1899 - 1951)
 
 Children:
  Marion J. Forster (1911 - 1976)*
  Mary Jane Forster Arnold (1913 - 1980)*
  Harold A. Forster (1914 - 1997)*
  Walter Conrad Forster (1920 - 1997)*
  Dale Forster (1924 - 1992)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Forster Brewster (1886 - 1974)*
  Mary Agnes Forster Hankins (1888 - 1972)*
  Dorothy May Foster Tefft (1889 - 1969)*
  Henry Forster (1890 - 1925)*
  Chris Forster (1892 - 1961)
  Anton H Forster (1895 - 1969)*
  John Forster (1896 - 1981)*
  Joseph Forster (1897 - 1973)*
  Teresa Forster Hankins (1899 - 1975)*
  Bernard Harold Forster (1901 - 1990)*
  Helen Forster (1903 - 1965)*
  Dominic Forster (1904 - 1993)*
  Genevieve Forster Liljedahl (1907 - 1967)*
  Robert John Forster (1909 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Marys Cemetery
Salem
McCook County
South Dakota, USA
 
Created by: A Shubert
Record added: Nov 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61261085
Chris Forster
Added by: Christin Bartels
 
 
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