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Robert Foster

May 22, 1937 — January 13, 2017

Robert G. Foster, 79, of Sheffield died on Friday, January 13, 2017 at Kewanee Care Center, Kewanee.  As per Bob’s wishes cremation rites have been accorded and no services are planned.  Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.  Stackhouse-Moore Funeral & Cremation Services, Sheffield is assisting the family with arrangements.

Bob was born May 22, 1937 in Princeton, IL the son of Kenneth and Maude (Williams) Foster.  He was raised and educated in Tiskilwa, IL.  On October 20, 1957 he married Beverly Bray in Blandinsville, IL.  She survives.  In his early years Bob had worked as a mechanic and welder.  He then farmed for most of his life.

Bob had been a member of First Baptist Church, Tiskilwa and he enjoyed gardening and fishing.

Bob is survived by his loving family, wife, Beverly; children and spouses, Randy (Julie) Foster, Buda, Cynthia (Jim) Moore, Princeton, IL, Sheila (Terry) Quilty, Pekin, and Pamela Foster, Morton Grove, IL; six grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and a sister, June Muehlenbein, Crystal Lake, IL.  He was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Donald Foster, sisters, Roberta Alexander, Charlene Konrath, Beverly Charlett, and Patricia Johnson.

Condolences may be expressed by using the guest book/ condolences tab on left of this page.

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Jude's Childrens Hospital
P.O. Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis TN 38101-9908
Tel: 1-800-822-6344

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