Obit: Foster, Frances B. (1884 – 1973)


Surnames: Foster, Heiting, Tobin, Schrenk, Benzschawel, Roberts, Pinion

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 28 Jun 1973

Foster, Frances B. (1884 – 25 Jun 1973)

Frances B. Foster, 88, died Monday evening at Victory Memorial Hospital, Stanley.

She was born in 1884 in Marathon County. She married August Foster in the Town of Edson (Chippewa Co.) in 1902. The couple farmed in Edson until 1917, when they moved to the Town of Worden (Clark Co.), where they farmed until 1947.

The couple had lived in Stanley since that time. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Stanley.

She is survived by two sons, Raymond and John, both of Stanley; four daughters, Mrs. Jack Heiting, Ladysmith, Mrs. James Tobin, Mrs. Ralph Schrenk, both of Milwaukee, Mrs. Bernard Benzschawel, Boyd; a sister, Sister Mary Mathilda, Manitowoc; a half-sister, Mrs. Marcella Roberts, Ladysmith; two half-brothers, Louis, California, Albert, Minnesota; 36 grandchildren and 65 great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Holy Family Catholic Church, with Father John Pinion officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery.



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel