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Laura Jeannie (Wasmer) Foster


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

Laura Jeannie (Wasmer) Foster died suddenly at home on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at the age of 94.  She was born October 1, 1926 in Jackson to the late Kelley and Ada (Humphries) Wasmer. 

She is survived by her sons, Gary, Mike and Larry (JoAnne) Foster; sisters, Ilo June Knotts, Caralee Moser, Shirley Bowman, Sue Barnett, Toni Miller; brother, Bob (Tish) Wasmer; borther-in-law, Bill Shelton; grandchildren, Todd Foster, Heather Van Peete, Shane Foster, Mindy Foster; great grandchildren, Riley Van Peete, Jonathon, Grayson and Mattie Foster. 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Foster; brothers, Joe Wasmer, Danny Wasmer and Bill Wasmer; sisters, Sandy Shelton and Loretta Galbraith; and daughter-in-law, Cheryl Foster. 

Jeannie was a life-long member of the Moose.  She loved spending her winters in Florida with her sister, June.  In her younger years she loved golfing and bowling.  She also enjoyed  playing cards and visiting with her family and friends.   

Friends may call Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 12-2 at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson.  Funeral services will immediately follow at 2:00.  Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery.  Per CDC guidelines and governor recommendations everyone is required to wear a mask and practice proper social distancing protocols.  Online condolences may be sent to

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