John W Foos

John W Foos

Birth
Russia
Death 3 Oct 1944 (aged 61)
Kansas, USA
Burial Bison, Rush County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 92680179 · View Source
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October 12, 1944 - Rush County News
John W. Foos
John W. Foos was born December 9, 1882 in Friedensfield, Russia. After the death of his father, John Henry Foos, Sr., the family migrated to this country and settled in Bison. In 1886 they moved to Russell County. He was married to Miss Mary Kleweno, of Bison, in 1904. Three children were born to this union - Laura, Luella and Pauline. Mrs. Foos died in August 1910, and he was latter married to Miss Molly Markheim. Two children were born to this union, Wilbert and Oletta.
The deceased farmed in the vicinity of Bison for a while, then established himself in business in Bison. Two years ago his health began to fail and he moved to California, but the change of climate did not help him. He returned to Garden City, Kansas, where he was hospitalized for six weeks. He made a partial recovery, and then suddenly suffered a relapse. He died October 3rd, at the age of (6)1 years, 8 months, and 24 days. His death was due to a heart attack.
He is survived by his wife and all of his children. Two brothers and one sister also survive. They are - Fred Foos, of LaCrosse; George Foos, of Bison, and Mrs. Lizzie Dinas, of Kansas City. He also leaves one half-brother, Ben Strecker, of Hutchinson, and three grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted from the Baptist Church in Bison, in charge of Rev. John Weinbender, at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 6th. Interment was made in the Baptist Cemetery at Bison.


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  • Created by: Glenda B.
  • Added: 27 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92680179
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John W Foos (9 Dec 1882–3 Oct 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92680179, citing Baptist Cemetery, Bison, Rush County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Glenda B. (contributor 47182102) .