EAST TROY

Fern L. Foat

Dec. 2, 1926 - March 9, 20006

Fern L. (nee Kohlhaas) Foat, 79, of Townsend, formerly of the town of Genesee, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2006, in East Troy.

She was born Dec. 2, 1926, the daughter of Frederick and Persis (nee Jones) Kohlhaas in the town of Genesee.

She attended Mukwonago High School. On Dec. 15, 1945, she married Vernon Foat in Waukesha and they lived in the town of Genesee. Fern was employed as an assembler at GTE and a custodian for F&M Bank. She enjoyed cooking for family and many others. An animal lover, gardener and dancer, she also loved life on the lake and was a longtime resident of the Townsend and East Troy area.

Surviving are her sons, Gary (Darlene) Foat of Mukwonago, Dennis (Rose) Foat of Lomira, Ronald (Patricia) Foat of Mukwonago and Richard (Kathleen) Foat of East Troy; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; her brother, Arthur (Doris) Kohlhaas; and her sisters, Marie Shaver, Rosey Weis and Kathryn (Richard) Jonas. Also surviving are nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband; her daughter, Darlene Kohlhaas; her grandson, Everett Foat; and her parents.

A visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, March 14, at Legacy Funeral Services, 2974 Main St., East Troy. Interment is Thursday, March 16, in Townsend.

Legacy Funeral Services, 642-5057, is serving the family.