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Mary A. Lank Foster
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1884
Magnolia
Putnam County
Illinois, USA
Death: Sep. 16, 1955
Spring Valley
Bureau County
Illinois, USA

Front Page, September 22, 1955

Magnolia Lady buried in Florid

Funeral Services for Mrs. Mary Lank Foster, 70, Magnolia who died Friday September 16, 1955, at St. Margarettes hospital in Spring Valley were held Sunday at 2 PM at the Apostolic Tabernacle in Henry, the Reverend C.E. Bidwell, pastor officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Morice Guihie sang God Understands and In the Sweet Bye and Bye accompanied by Mrs. Harold Mills. Internment was in the Florid Cemetery. Pall bearers were Don Rickie, Glenn York, Bert Smith, George Whittington, Lloyd Benekerdorf, and Hary Kniecika. Mrs. Foster had been hosptalized only a few days being cared for at home several months prior to entering the hospital. A daughter of Florence and Minnie Lank deceased was born November 1, 1884 in Magnolia and lived her life in that community. She was married to William Foster in 1905 in Hennepin. He passes away in 1928. Three children also preceded her in death. Mrs. Foster is survived by five daughters, Mellisa Foster and Dora Whittington of Peoria, Helen York, Granville, Anabelle and Hazel Foster Magnolia, four sons, Bert, Peru, Lewis, Granville, Kermit and Clarence, Magnolia. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. One brother John Lank and two sisters, Pauline Miller and Agnes Titis, all of Putnam County.

(Transcribed by Nancy Piper) 
 
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 Spouse:
  William H. Foster (1868 - 1928)
 
 Children:
  Melissa Foster (1906 - 1983)*
  Kermit Foster (1909 - 1990)*
  Helen Foster York (1915 - 1998)*
  Mabel Foster Thiel (1918 - 1946)*
  Bert A. Foster (1921 - 1988)*
  Annabelle Foster Kmieciak (1921 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Florid Cemetery
Florid
Putnam County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: GLENDA EISENHOUR
Record added: Jun 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53651953
Mary A. <i>Lank</i> Foster
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Mary A. <i>Lank</i> Foster
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