Ronald D. Foster, 52, of 1102 Arthur St., formerly of 1412 E. Morrell St., died at 1:50 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Born May 22, 1951, in Freeport, he was the son of Robert and Roberta (Fisher) Foster. He married Charlene Smith on Aug. 21, 1971, at Immaculate Conception Church. She survives.
Also surviving are his father and stepmother, Robert (Doris) Foster of Streator; his mother, Roberta Foster of Streator; a daughter, Christa Foster of Streator; a son, Kurt Foster of Streator; sister, Karla (Mrs. Ted) Micklos of Oak Creek, Wis.; half sisters, Melanie (Mrs. Todd) Cashmer of Streator, and Shelly (Mrs. Barry) Sullivan of Streator; and his mother-in-law, Darlene Snow of Streator.
Full military rites will be conducted at the cemetery by Streator Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1492 and Streator Leslie G. Woods American Legion Post #217 including honor guard, firing squad, taps and flag folding.
Ron served in the United States Navy.