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Robert A. Foster
Robert A. Foster, 82, of Peshtigo, passed away at his home Wednesday, March 5.
Born Sept. 5, 1931, to the late John M. and Esther V. (Nelson) Foster, he graduated from Peshtigo High School in 1949. He served in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954 and received the Korean Service Medal with three Bronze Service Stars, one Overseas Bar and the National Defense Service Medal. Employed at Badger Paper Mill, he was a member of the Badger Retirees, the VFW and the American Legion.
He enjoyed golfing, bowling, fishing, hunting, trips to the casino and the Packers.
He is survived by a sister, Eileen Servant and a nephew, Rick (Karen) Servant, both of Escanaba; a niece, Dianne (Doug) Gartland, of Gladstone; five great-nieces; a great-nephew and two great-great nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, John Foster; a brother-in-law, William C. Servant and a niece, Debra Jean Servant.
Visitation was held on Sunday, March 9 at Berth and Rosenthal Funeral Home from 2 p.m. until time of service at 3 p.m., with Pastor David Murphy officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Gardens of Rest Cemetery in Escanaba.
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