Wilma Jean Foster
June 13, 1944 – August 30, 2019
Wilma Jean Foster, age 75, of Fremont, Indiana, passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019 at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne, Indiana.
She was born on June 13, 1944 in McRoberts, Kentucky to William and Ester (Cassada) Powers.
Wilma married Jerry Wade Foster on April 21, 1962 at Dover, Delaware.
She formerly worked for the Colby Pharmacy for 10 years, and retired from the Indiana Toll Road as an attendant.
Wilma graduated from Pound High School, Pound, Virginia. She was a member of the Fremont United Methodist Church. Her hobbies included baking, having a cup of coffee at the Bull Pen, traveling, and taking the family annual trip out west each fall after Labor Day.
Survivors include her children, Dinah Foster of Coldwater, Michigan, and Bryan (Angel) Foster of Fort Wayne, Indiana, three grandchildren, Joshua Foster of Coldwater, Michigan, and Teegan Foster and Cameryn Foster both of Fort Wayne, Indiana, sisters, Wanda Allen of Russellville, Kentucky, Shirley Masters of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Carol Kohr of Omaha, Nebraska, and Ann Wannamacher of Carlisle, Arkansas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Foster on November 19, 2016, her parents, a sister, Mary Hatfield, and a brother, Sonny Powers.
A Memorial Service will be held at 6 pm Thursday, September 5, 2019 at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, Indiana. Pastor Tracey Zimmerman will officiate the service.
Calling hours will be held prior to the Memorial Service from 4-6 pm Thursday at Beams Funeral Home.
Private burial will be at a later time at Fremont Cemetery, Fremont, Indiana.
Memorial donations in her memory are requested to the Fremont United Methodist Church.
Fremont United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 653, Fremont, Indiana 46737
- Visitation Thursday, September 5, 2019
- Memorial Service Thursday, September 5, 2019
Wilma Jean Foster
Marty and Janine Erlenbaugh
September 3, 2019
So sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing, Dinah and Bryan. Just want you to know that she made the best chocolate sodas at Colby’s Drug Store and always enjoyed “chatting” about school with her.
September 1, 2019
DINAH &BRIAN ..IM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS ..YOUR MOM GROWING UP WAS LIKE A SECOND MOM TO ME ..SHE WILL BE MISSED DEARLY .
August 31, 2019
Wilma, you were a dear sister in law and I will miss you.
I know you are in heaven with Jerry and at peace.
Our photos and memories of you both will sustain us.
August 30, 2019
Aunt Wilma, you and Uncle Jerry were the best example of what a happy marriage is, what perfect role models. I know you are so happy to be back together. We will miss you -
Kim and John