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Neighbors Growing Together | Sep 24, 2018

Wilma Jean Foster

Jul 12, 2018

February 24, 1928 - July 10, 2018

Wilma Jean Foster, 90, of Salem, passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at her home in Salem.

Jean was born on February 24, 1928, in Mt. Pleasant the daughter of Loy (Ted) and Agnes Maude Austin Hopson. She was united in marriage to Leslie David Foster Jr. on August 28, 1947 in Mt. Pleasant; he preceded her in death 1966. Jean was a travel agent working for Allen Travel Agency, Peter Kiewit International Construction Company of Omaha, Neb., and was a secretary for Dodd's and Foster Insurance Company. Jean was a member of Eastern Star, Bridge Club and First United Methodist Church of Mt. Pleasant.

Jean is survived by her children, Mark Foster of Salem, Brent (Nancy) Foster of Custer, S.D.; and her grandchildren: David (Krissey) Foster of Des Moines and McKenzie (Zack) Pfaff of Washburn, N.D.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; one son, Steven Foster.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at 10 a.m. at the Forest Home Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant, with Rev. Deborah Stowers officiating.  Memorials may be directed to HCI Hospice Care Services in her memory. According to her wishes cremation has been entrusted to the Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant.

Murphy Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant are caring for her arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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