Poulsbo, Wash. -- Flavius M. Foster, 96, of Poulsbo, Wash., died March 20, 2006 at Mary and Martha Health Care Center in Poulsbo, Wash.
He was born Nov. 7, 1909 to Douglas and Pearl (Bobbit) Foster in Clayton, Kan. The family moved to Corning, Kan. when he was one-year old and then moved to Dresden, in 1926. He attended shcool in the Corning area.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
On Sept. 2, 1946, he married Barie V. Kolsky in Dresden, Kan.
The family moved to Washington in 1950, where he worked as an auto mechanic.
He was a member of the American Legion and the United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Marie Violet Foster; two brothers, Maurice and Elfred Foster; and two sisters, Irene Bartley and Lucille Albin.
Survivors include three sons, Thomas Foster, Maurice Foster and wife, Diane and Douglas Foster and wife, Diane, all of Poulsbo; a daughter, Linda Killinger of Moses Lake, Wash.; a sister, Dorothy Lawn of Norton, Kan.; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Graveside services will be 11 a.m., Monday at the Dresden Cemetery in Dresden with the Rev. Doug Hasty officiating.
Visitation will be 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday and 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Monday.
Memorials may be left in his name.
Pauls Funeral Home of Oberlin is in charge of arrangements.