|Jessie Jeanine Foust|
|Written by Staff Reports|
Jan. 27, 1936-Oct. 20, 2012
Jessie Jeanine Foust, 76, of Delphos, died at 2 p.m. Saturday at her residence.
She was born Jan. 27, 1936, in Elida to Eugene “Sie” and Harriet “Bea” (Growdon) Wade.
On May 8, 1958, she married Gordon Foust, who died March 25, 2002.
Survivors include two sons, Michael Dean “Mike” (Rita) Foust of Lima and Anthony Lyle “Tony” (Janet) Foust of Delphos; two brothers, Don (Dianne) Wade and Jim (Janet) Wade, of Elida; brothers-in-law, Frank (Fran) Foust and Keith (Betty) Foust of Elida; two granddaughters, Cynthia Foust of Lima and Jessica “Jessie” Foust of Delphos; three grandsons, Brian Dorsten, Nicholas “Nick” Foust and Anthony Foust II of Delphos; a stepgranddaughter, Tina (Adam) Rayl of Bluffton; a stepgrandson, Tom (Nicci) Keiffer of Lima; eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ted Wade; two sisters-in-law, Marcella (James) Schmenk and Phyllis (Richard) Schmenk; and three nephews and two nieces.
Mrs. Foust was a 1954 graduate of Elida School. She served on Elida Village Council for 1983 to 1997 and retired after 25 years of working as an optician in Dr. Herbert Bell’s office. “Nean” loved her grandchildren and was especially proud that both her granddaughters were named after her. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, painting and writing poetry.
Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Shawnee Chapel, Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation, Don and Dianne Wade officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Elida.
Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to Vancrest Parkinsons Unit, c/o Bob Kann, 1425 E. Fifth St., Delphos OH 45833.
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