WISCONSIN RAPIDS

Joan L. Foster

April 4, 1942 - Nov. 16, 2005

Joan L. Foster of Wisconsin Rapids (town of Dexter) died Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2005, at St. Josephís Hospital in Marshfield at age 63.

Joan was born in Waukesha on April 4, 1942, the daughter of Norman and Bernia (Wolfe) Bliese. She married Lloyd Foster in January 1987 in Waukesha.

She was a certified nursing assistant for 20 years, working in various nursing homes in Waukesha County and Chilton.

She was a member of St. Paulís Evangelical Lutheran Church and its choir. She was a great cook and enjoyed fly fishing, reading and playing with her dog, Sam.

Survivors include her husband, Lloyd; her mother, Hazel of Waukesha; four sons, Kevin (Tane) Kramp of Manitowoc, Charles (Deborah) Kramp of New Holstein, Jeff (Roseann) Foster of Green Bay and Kenneth Foster of Chicago; eight grandchildren; and one brother, Gustave (Lynn) Bliese of Waukesha. She was preceded in death by her father, her natural mother and one brother, Timothy.

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 22, at St. Paulís Evangelical Lutheran Church in Wisconsin Rapids. The Rev. Matthew Doebler will officiate. Burial will be in Babcock Cemetery. Friends may call at St. Paulís Evangelical Lutheran Church from 12:30 p.m. Monday until the time of services.

Taylor, Vollert & Jennings Funeral Home, (715) 423-5460, is serving the family.