Foster, Dorothy “Jean” Campbell Mrs. – Obituary

Dorothy “Jean” Foster, 73, of Ontario, and a former Baker City resident, died April 6, 2001, at her home after an illness.

Her funeral will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. PDT at Ontario’s Assembly of God Church. Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery in Ontario. Visitations will be today until 7 p.m. PDT at Lienkaemper Chapel, 78 Northwest First Ave. in Ontario.

Mrs. Foster was born July 3, 1927, at Bend to Roy and Caroline Campbell. She was raised and educated in Baker City, and graduated from Baker High School in 1946. She married Marvin Foster on June 1, 1947, at Baker City. They lived in Baker City and La Grande before moving to Ontario in 1958.

Mrs. Foster enjoyed her jobs in the cafeteria at May Roberts School, where she worked as a cook from 1965-85. She also worked in the bakery at Albertsons, where she was known as the “Cookie Lady” until her retirement in 1997. She had worked as a greeter at Call Jewelers in Nampa, Idaho, for the past two years. She was also the primary caregiver to her husband, Marvin, since he had a stroke seven years ago.

Mrs. Foster enjoyed taking care of her yard and flowers gardens, and especially her grandchildren.
She accepted her Master, Lord and Savior as a child and proposed to walk the walk until her dying day. She was an active member of the Ontario Assembly of God Church.

She is survived by her husband, Marvin of Ontario; three daughters, LaDon Reames and her husband, Jim, of Caldwell, Idaho, Beverly Ogburn and her husband, Paul, of Hudsonville, Mich., and Susie Foster and her fiance, Jerry Totman of Meridian, Idaho; her grandchildren, Jim and Tina Reames, Angela Reames, Shelbe, Breck, Tessa and Paul Ogburn and Donny, Philip and Timmy Ankenman; one great-grandson, Daniel Ogburn; and many loved nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Foster was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Gordan and Mathew Donald; and a granddaughter, Chelsea Reames.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mrs. Foster’s memory may be made to the Ontario Assembly of God Church, XL Hospice or to a favorite charity in care of Lienkaemper Chapel, P.O. Box 970, Ontario, OR 97914.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 13, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor


White, Judy Wallis. Baker County, Oregon Obituaries. Published by Copyright 1999-2013, all rights reserved.

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