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Dorothy V. Foust PDF Print
Sunday, February 02, 2014 9:09 PM

July 30, 1922-Jan. 31, 2014


Dorothy V. Foust, 91, of Elida died at 5:45 p.m. Friday at Richland Manor.

She was born July 30, 1922, in Lima to Orphy and Evelyn (Loomis) Allen, who preceded him in death.

For 72 years, Dorothy shared her life with her husband, Howard Foust, whom she married on May 2, 1941.

Survivors include two sons, Howard L. (Reida) Foust Jr. of Lima and Michael A. (Pat) Foust of Port St. Lucy, Fla.; a daughter, Patricia A. Foust of Lima; a sister, Nettie Millrans of Mesa, Ariz.; sisters-in-law, Sue Allen of Defiance and Margie Allen of California; a brother-in-law, Clay “Derb” Knoch of Uniappolis; five grandchildren, Reed (Kelly) Foust, Allen (Tina) Foust, Laura Pelscher, Melissa (Ryan) Moore and Michael Scott Foust and (Cherrie); 13 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

She worked at Beckman’s in Delphos in sales.

Dorothy loved her grandchildren and her dog, Buddy. She also loved walking and quilting.

Funeral services will be at 8 p.m. today at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, the Rev. David Howell. Burial will be at a later date at Walnut Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and American Cancer Society.

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