Louise Foster

fostergrpressMrs. Louise Foster, “Our Energizer Bunny”, at age 97, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, July 3, 2013. She was a graduate of Otsego High School . She met Charles Edwards Foster, they were married in 1937, and lived together for 56 years. Louise became a stay-at-home wife and mother; but when her children were older, she worked in Medical Records at Blodgett Hospital . Her greatest pleasure was in caring for her family. Louise became involved with the Rockford Seniors and their activities, was a member of GLOW Ladies (God Loves Older Women), and attended church regularly at Rockford Baptist Church . She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, sister, Edith Clark, her brother, Charles Kennedy, and great-granddaughter, Lizzie Shae. Louise is survived by her children, Janice and Edward Besemer, Joyce and Gareth Wright, Edith Thompson; grandchildren, Charles Besemer, Edward Besemer, Anne and Glenn Cunniff, Shellie and Jonathan Campbell, and Jeffrey and Natasha Thompson; 8 great-grandchildren. Erin, Evan, Catie, Max, Steve, Roma, Ava and Bella; and two nephews. The Service for Mrs. Foster will be Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at the Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford MI with Pastor James Ankerberg officiating. Interment in Gun Plains Township Cemetery . Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. and prior to the service on Saturday.

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