JENNINGS -- Jim Foster, 43, died Wednesday (April 9, 2003) at the Decatur County Hospital in Oberlin.
He was born July 11, 1959, at Norton, Kan., to Kenneth and Alice (Germeroth) Foster. He grew up in the Jennings area where he attended Jennings Grade School and graduated with the Jennings High School class of 1977. He then resided in Dodge City, Kan., where he worked as a meat processor at High Plains Dressed Beef. He later moved back to Jennings.
He was a member of the ABATE Motorcycle Club.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents; and friend, Janet Ferguson.
Survivors include his father, Kenneth and wife, Vivian Foster of Hampton, Tenn.; his mother, Alice and husband, Larry Mizer of Jennings; three brothers, Gary Foster of Centerville, Va., Don Foster and wife, Peg of Aberdeen, S.D., and Max Mizer and Kathy Tacha of Jennings; sister, Barbara and husband, Cary Herl of Riley, Kan.; six nieces; one nephew; and two grandnephews.
Funeral services will be Saturday, 11 a.m., at the Jennings United Methodist Church in Jennings. Interment will be in the Jennings Cemetery at Jennings.
Visitation is Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home in Oberlin, and Saturday from 8 a.m. until service time at the church.
Memorials may be given to the Jim Foster Memorial Fund. Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of arrangements.