Marilyn E. Foster


Marilyn E. Foster, nee Wilke, 56, of Freeburg, Illinois, born Thursday, March 15, 1956, in Belleville, IL, died Friday, March 30, 2012 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville, IL .

Marilyn worked in Human Resources for K-Mart in Belleville, IL. She was a member of St. Pauls United Church of Christ, Belleville, IL.  Marilyn dedicated her life to being a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Parents: Albert H. and Shirley Wilke nee Jackson
  • Sister: Diana Wilke

Surviving are her:

  • Husband: Dale Foster of Freeburg, IL
  • Sons:
    • Kevin (Teri) Foster of Freeburg, IL
    • Brian (Sarah) Foster of Freeburg, IL
  • Brother: William (Debbie) Wilke of Belleville, IL
  • Sister: Margie (William) Yearian of Belleville, IL
  • Grandchildren: Emma, Logan, Ethan and Delilah Foster
  • Nieces and Nephews                     

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Monday, April 2, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Douglas Stewart officiating.  Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Condolences left for Marilyn E. Foster:

    Foster Family,
    We are so sorry for the loss of such an amazing loving person she will never be forgotten she was a person I loved talking to and being around we were truly blessed to have such a wonderful person part of our family. Love, Amanda, Mike, Tyler and Megan

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    Foster Family:
    I am so sorry for your loss. she was a great person. She will be missed. She was an amazing Friend to me. I will miss her, but i will never forget all the good times we had! Sue

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