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 Benjamin J. Foos

Benjamin J. Foos

Birth
Roswell, Miner County, South Dakota, USA
Death 19 Apr 2012 (aged 82)
Mitchell, Davison County, South Dakota, USA
Burial Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA
Plot Section A, Lot 131
Memorial ID 100007526 · View Source
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Ben was born June 29, 1929 on a farm at Roswell, South Dakota to Joe and Gladys (Simpson) Foos. He attended grades 1-8 at Woolworth H-3 and graduated from Fedora High School in 1951. He married Shirley Andersen at Blair, Nebraska on July 23, 1971. Ben worked on the farm and on the Oahe REA buildings and power lines. In 1958 he moved to Kearney, Nebraska and worked at the Campbell Soup Tomato plant as a seasonal employee. He worked for Phillips 66 as a fuel hauler taking fuel to the equipment working on the interstate. He moved to Fremont, Nebraska in 1960 to work for Campbell Soups and the Gamble's Stores. He moved to Grand Island, Nebraska in 1962 and worked for Civil Defense at the Ammunition Depot until it closed in 1965. He then worked for Kruse Electric. They moved to Colorado in 1979 and were employed in social work. They moved to Mitchell, South Dakota in 1992 and continued in social work until his wife's death.

He was preceded in death by his parents and by his wife Shirley on January 31. 2002.


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  • Created by: diaNEB
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100007526
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamin J. Foos (29 Jun 1929–19 Apr 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100007526, citing Grand Island Cemetery, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, USA ; Maintained by diaNEB (contributor 47466150) .