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Theodore David Foster

June 10, 1951 March 10, 2019
Theodore David Foster
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Obituary for Theodore David Foster

Theodore David Foster, aged 67, of Anchorage, passed away at his home on Sunday, March 10, 2019.

He was born Sunday June 10, 1951 in Kansas City, Missouri to Charlie Ernest and Bernadette Elizabeth (Casey) Foster.

Theodore attended high school at Shawnee Mission North High School in Shawnee, Kansas and later proudly served his country in the US Army.

After leaving the Army, Theodore moved to Alaska to work on the Trans Alaska Pipeline where he met the love of his life, Maude Ann Dehart and in 1977 married her in Las Vegas.

Theodore worked throughout Alaska as a camp chef or construction worker for Tombs & Sons and VEW. He worked in Prudhoe Bay, on pump stations, in Deadhorse, on oil rigs and on the Bradley Lake Project. He was a true jack of all trades.

He loved fishing, cooking, camping, coin collecting, football and basketball. He especially loved his family.

Theodore is preceded in death by his parents, Charlie and Bernadette and step-father, Dr. C.M. Tedrick.

He is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Maude; daughters, Bernadette Foster of Anchorage, Vangie Peterson of Phoenix, Arizona and Linda Baier-Dilbeck of Yuraipa, California; son, Donald Foster of Anchorage; grandchildren, Andrew Gonzales, Omar Garcia, Deven Motoyama-Foster, Daren Peterson, Derek Peterson, Mirianda Curnow and Seth Baier-Dilbeck; great grandson, Malachai Curnow; sisters, Joan Knowles, Pam Yates and Susie Foster and brothers, Bernard and Gene Foster.

A Celebration of Theodore’s Life will be held 1:00 P.M., Monday, March 18th at Anchorage Funeral Home, 1800 Dare Ave. Anchorage.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Theodore’s name may be given to Disabled Veteran’s National Foundation (PO Box 96262, Washington, D.C. 20090)

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