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Kenwood G. Foster

October 6, 1940 November 4, 2022
Kenwood G. Foster
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Obituary for Kenwood G. Foster

Mr. Kenwood G. Foster, 82, of Barry, IL, passed away Friday, November 4, 2022, at the Barry Community Care Center in Barry.


He was born October 6, 1940, in Quincy, IL, to Glen F. & Mary Jo (Welbourne) Foster. They preceded him in death.


He is survived by 1 son Dr. John D. Foster & wife Karen, of Taos, NM, 1 daughter Judge Dulce J. Foster & husband Joe Muretta, of Minnetonka, MN, 4 grandchildren, Jacob Stoltzfus, Justin & Lucas Foster of Taos, NM and Galen Muretta, of Minnetonka, MN, and numerous cousins.


Ken grew up on the family farm. He graduated from Barry High School in 1958. He attended Culver Stockton College majoring in math and later graduated from Florida State University where he received his masters degree. He was an instructor in clinical social work at the University of Alabama. Ken was a member of the Adams County Mental Health Association and past Director of Mark Twain Mental Health Center in Hannibal, MO. He also worked in clinical social work at Blessing Hospital, S.I.U. Medical School, Ken Foster Counseling and area high schools.


Ken was an avid baseball and softball fan. He enjoyed snow skiing and shooting. He loved dining out and visiting and socializing with his friends.


Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursday, November 10, 2022, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.


Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Friday, November 11, 2022, at the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry.


Burial will be in Park Lawn Cemetery in Barry.


Memorials are suggested to the Pike County Animal Shelter.


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Visitation

Thursday

10

Nov

5:00 PM 11/10/2022 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/10/2022 7:00:00 PM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

Service

Friday

11

Nov

10:00 AM 11/11/2022 10:00:00 AM
Kirgan Funeral Home

940 Greene Street
Barry, IL 62312

Kirgan Funeral Home
940 Greene Street Barry 62312 IL
United States

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Pike County Animal Shelter

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