Obit: Foss, Albert W. (1896 - 1988)
Surnames: FOSS BALL SIEBARTH STARGARDT OLSON
----Sources: Marshfield News Hearld, (Marshfield, Wood Co. Wis.) 06/23/1988
Foss, Albert W. (26 Sept. 1896 - 22 Jun. 1988)
Albert W. Foss, 91, Abbotsford, died at 9:55 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph’s Hospital Hospice Care Unit, Marshfield, where he had been admitted June 19.
Services will be after 4 p.m. Friday at the Rux Funeral Home, Colby. The parish rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday, followed by a Veterans of Foreign Wars service at 8:15 p.m., both at the funeral home.
He was born Sept. 26, 1896 in March Rapids, to August and Julia Foss. He attended the Loyal schools.
He married Minnie Siebarth Nov. 6, 1919 at St. John’s Catholic Church, Marshfield. She died in December 1966.
He was a veteran of World War I, serving in France and Germany. They farmed in the town of Spencer, where he also worked as a carpenter.
He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the VFW Post No. 2227 of Colby.
He is survived by two daughters, Mrs. William (Loretta) Stargardt of Owen, and Mrs. Harvey (Pearl) Olson of Abbotsford; 32 grandchildren, 80 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his parents, his wife, two brothers, one sister, and two grandchildren.
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