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 Ruth Marie <I>Schwartz</I> Foster

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Ruth Marie Schwartz Foster

  • Birth 20 Apr 1915 Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 16 Oct 2007 Modesto, Stanislaus County, California, USA
  • Burial Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, USA
  • Memorial ID 71913847

Former Tuolumne County resident Ruth Marie (Schwartz) Foster died Oct. 16 at a Modesto hospital. She was 92.

Mrs. Foster lived in Jamestown for many years. She and her husband raised their sons there and ran the Red and White Grocery store.

She was very active in the Sutter Creek Christmas food program. She moved to Modesto 20 years ago to be near her youngest son and his family.

She is survived by her sons, Bruce Foster of Modesto and Bradford Foster of Campbell; grandchildren Brad Foster, Steven Foster, Bruce Foster, Lisette Foster, Scott Foster and Nicole Foster; 10 great-grandchildren; and six step-great-grandchildren.

Mrs. Foster was preceded in death by her husband, Edward "Ned" Foster; her parents, Guy and Idola Mae Schwartz; brothers Melvin Schwartz and Max Schwartz; her sister, Madge Bowles; and her granddaughter, Kathy Foster.

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  • Created by: Inge and Patrick Campbell Sr.
  • Added: 24 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 71913847
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Ruth Marie Schwartz Foster (20 Apr 1915–16 Oct 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 71913847, citing Mountain Shadow Cemetery, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, USA ; Maintained by Inge and Patrick Campbell Sr. (contributor 47322965) .