Frank Preston FOSTER

Mr. Frank Preston Foster of Alder Flats passed away at the

Red Deer Regional Hospital on Tuesday, June 7, 2005 at the

age of 79 years.

Frank was born in Chesterfield, England and he with his family

moved to Garfield, Alberta, farming with his brothers on the

family farm and working for neighbours until moving to Alder

Flats in 1950 when he married Hannah Parker. Together

they farmed and raised their family.

Frank loved his horses and often had school children to the

farm for sleigh rides. Frank loved all children and spent hours

visiting and entertaining grandchildren and great

grandchildren. Franks tenderness and kindness will forever

be remembered.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years Hannah, son; Ted

(Pat), grandchildren: Tricia (Trevor), Tony (Lisa), Kevin,

Laurel, & Spencer; great grandchildren: Christina, Cassandra,

& Erin; daughter; Jeannie (Mike); grandchildren; Darla,

Darwen (Sarah); great grandchildren; Chloe, Terrek & Jaidan;

son; Wilf (Candee); grandchildren; Pamela & Bradley; and

son; Bernard (Shannon). He is also survived by his brothers

and sisters; Harry, Ethel, Hilda, Jim and George, numerous

nieces and nephews.

Frank was predeceased by his mother and father Mary and

Fred, siblings; Fred, Doris, Arnold, Ron, Ken, Annie, Grace,

Joyce and Irene.

A time of fellowship and refreshment to celebrate Mr. Frank

Preston Foster’s life was held at the Alder Flats Royal Canadian

Legion on Saturday June 11, 2005 at 1:00 P.M. Cremation

entrusted to Rocky Mountain Crematorium, Rocky Mountain


As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be

made to the Drayton Valley Hospital- I.C.U.

Rocky and Sylvan Lake Funeral Homes and Crematorium,

your Golden Rule Funeral Homes, entrusted with the

arrangements. 403-845-2626.

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