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Helen Louise Hammer Foster
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Birth: Feb. 12, 1923
Edelstein
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 15, 1992
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA

Wife of Harold Foster.

GALESBURG, IL - Helen L. Foster, 69, a resident of Galesburg for the past 1 1/2 years, formerly of the Princeville and Chillicothe areas, died at 5:31 a.m. Monday, June 15, 1992, at St. Mary Medical Center in Galesburg.

She was born Feb. 12, 1923, in Edelstein to John D. and Frances Thorneycroft Hammer.

Surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Charles (Patricia) Tursky of Woodhull; one sister, Virginia Coble of Chillicothe; two brothers, Jack Hammer of Chillicothe and Richard Hammer of Homer; and three grandchildren. One brother preceded her in death.

She was a clerk and worked on the switchboard at Methodist Medical Center for 14 years, retiring in 1974. She was a former member of Plymouth Congregational Church in Chillicothe.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Hammitt Funeral Home in Princeville. The Rev. Daniel Gansch-Boythe will officiate. Visitation will be one hour before services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Princeville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.

Peoria Journal Star (Peoria, IL) - Tuesday, June 16, 1992 
 
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 Parents:
  John David Hammer (1890 - 1943)
  Frances Thorneycroft Davis (1895 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Harold William Foster (1918 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Virginia Arlene Hammer Coble (1917 - 2004)*
  Helen Louise Hammer Foster (1923 - 1992)
  John David Hammer (1934 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Princeville Township Cemetery
Princeville
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
Originally Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Mar 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25084976
Helen Louise <i>Hammer</i> Foster
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