Age 86, of Lansing, passed away February 18, 2013. He was born in Lansing on December 9, 1926 and had been a lifelong resident. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Lansing, was an avid MSU fan and retired from Michigan State University in 1991.
Surviving are: 2 Daughters, Meredith (Randall) Swamp and Kim (Rick) Johnson, both of Lansing; Son, John R. (Pam) Foster of St. Johns; 5 Grandchildren, Jennifer, Amanda, Jessica, Lissa, Justin; and 10 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Jeannette Phoebe Foster, in 2002.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2013, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, 325 W. Washtenaw St., Lansing, with the Rev. Anne Weirich of First Presbyterian Church of Lansing officiating. The family will receive friends for a memorial visitation from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hazel I. Findlay Country Manor, 1101 S. Scott Rd., St. Johns, MI 48879.