Laoka Jane Foster, 80, of Taylorville, passed away Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8:38 a.m. at her residence in Taylorville. She was born May 4, 1935 in Taylorville, IL, the Daughter of Bennie and Juanita (Lamb) Hill. She married Wayne A. Foster on June 19, 1959 in the Buckeye United Methodist Church in Rural Owaneco, IL and he later preceded her in death on September 8, 2007. She worked as a homemaker.


She is survived by her Sons: Tim Monahan (James Reeves II) of Springfield, IL; Daughter: Leila Foster of Laurel Hill, FL; Grandchildren: Lyndsey Foster of Springfield, IL; Brother: Ben (Lynda) Hill; Sisters: Ivaloue Ashbrook, Clarrenna (Merrill) Bland, Bennita (Ed) Brower; Sisters-in Law: Sharon Riva of Mt. Zion, IL; Doris Allen of Taylorville, IL; Brother-in-law: James Richter of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her Husband: Wayne A. Foster, Sister Louada Richter Brother-in-laws: James Ashbrook, Leland Allen, Reylar Riva.


Funeral services will be held Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Becky Lembke officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL. Visitation will be held Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.


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