Barbara Ann Foster

Barb, a loving wife as well as, Mom, Granny, Great Granny and Good Friend, passed away suddenly on Sunday, August 23, 2015 at home in her favourite spot by her flowers at 73 years of age. Barb was born on February 10, 1942 in Edmonton, Alberta. She will be fondly remembered by her family and friends. In her youth she loved playing for the Marysville Go Go’s Softball Team and had many fond memories of the road trips with her teammates many of whom remain life-long friends. Her careers as the Editor to the Kimberley Bulletin and as a Canada Post Letter Carrier made her very familiar with all of Kimberley and Marysville where she was a lifetime resident. Her retirement years were spent loving her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, perfecting her painting and writing skills, golfing and gardening. She loved being outside whether it be enjoying the flowers and birds in her backyard or camping at any remote location in the Kootenays. She never missed an opportunity to gaze at the stars or watch the clouds go by. She loved every moment of life and will be greatly missed by all. 

Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 56 years Larry Foster; son Clayton Foster; and his children Jacqueline (Jamie) Smithson and Shailynn; and Jacqueline’s children Everett and Whitney; daughter Marjorie (Peter) Wilder; and their children Rebecca and Ashley Wilder. Barbara was predeceased by her parents Glenn and Doris Wesche and her brother Laurie Wesche.

A celebration of Barbara’s life and a chance to gather for memories will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the Marysville Community Church (136 – 307th Avenue in Kimberley). Memorial donations in Barbara’s honour can be made to the: Kimberley Public Library, 115 – Spokane Street, Kimberley, British Columbia, V1A 2E5.

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