It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Donald Arthur Foster of Emo, Ontario on Tuesday October 23, 2012 at Rainy Crest Long Term Care, Fort Frances, Ont.
Don was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan on April 18, 1930 to Arthur and Laura Foster.
Don was united in marriage to Joan Morvel on December 24, 1952. Don and Joan operated their business (Fosters Center) at Clearwater Lake until they moved to Emo in 1988.
He is survived by his sons Donnie (Tammi) of Emo and Jimmie Dean of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Also left to cherish his life are his grandchildren Bridget, Gary(Cheryl), Steven, Brittany and Jonathan, Great Grandchildren Sydney, Ashlyn, Jameson, Isabella and Adalynn.
Don also leaves behind his sisters Dorothy (Bill) Breadner, Eve (Dan) McLean and brother Pete Foster as well as many other close friends and family.
Don was predeceased by his wife Joan (2011), his great granddaughter Joanna Nordquist (2012),his parents Arthur and Laura, sister in law Doris Foster and brother in law Don Holmgren.
Memorial service to be held at the Emo Christian Reformed Church on Friday October 26, 2012 at 11 am with Pastor John Vanderburgh officiating. Reception to follow at the church. Interment will take place in Emo Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers will be Harold Ellis, Bill Mosbeck, Pete Foster, Dale Strachan, Bill Breadner, and Russ Fortier.
In memoriam donations may be directed to the Alzheimer’s Society/o Northridge Funeral Home, Box 89, Emo, Ontario, P0W 1E0. Online condolences may be offered at www.northridgefuneralhome.com