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Wednesday, October 6, 2010

MinniePearl Foster, age 68, a resident of Fulton, Kan., died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, at the Freeman Hospital West in Joplin, Mo.

Since November 2009, MinniePearl had made her home at the Moore-Few Care Center in Nevada, Mo.

She was born March 19, 1942, at Pueblo County, Colorado, the daughter of Joseph August Henjes and Blanche Elizabeth Nicholson Henjes.

She married Raymond William Foster, Jr. on June 5, 1960, at Lamar, Colo.

MinniePearl had worked as an LPN in hospitals and nursing homes in the La Junta, Colorado area.

She enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her grandchildren.

She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Fort Scott.

Survivors include her husband, Raymond, of the home; three sons, Wayne Foster and wife, Mary and Leroy Foster, all of Fulton, Kan.; and Richard Foster, La Junta, Colo.; a daughter, Laural Douglas and husband, Calvin, Fulton, Kan.

Also surviving are two sisters, Leona Russell, Colorado Springs, Colo.; and Betty Wunderly, Fulton, Kan.; four grandchildren, Nina Brown, Deerfield, Kan.; Justin Douglas, Shilo, Ariz.; Crystal Douglas, Bay City, Mich.; and Kortney Douglas who is stationed with the United States Navy; and three great-grandchildren, Sean Foster-Cooper, Christopher Foster and Katherine Brown.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, James Lee Henjes, who died in infancy, and Clyde Oakleaf.

Rev. Stephen Sweyko will conduct graveside services at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 8, 2010, at the West Liberty Cemetery.

Friends and family may meet at the Cheney Witt Chapel prior to leaving for the cemetery at 9:45 a.m. on Friday.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association or the Humane Society and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, KS 66701.

Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at www.cheneywitt.com.