It is with heavy hearts that we announce Caroline Ruth (Kern) Foster, our loving wife, mother, and grandmother passed away on January 12, 2021. The daughter of the late Theodore Kern Sr. and Anna (Beller) Kern. She shared 67 wonderful years of marriage with William L. Foster.
Caroline enjoyed sewing, was a fantastic baker and loved tending to her beautiful garden. Her weekly card games with her sisters were treasured times. Caroline loved her family and grandchildren most of all and was shown in everything she did. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
She had two wonderful children, Rodney William (Karen) Foster and Sherri Jean (Wendell Ruder) Foster. The grandchildren were the bright light in her eyes, Lake, Skye, Lainey and Teaghan. Her siblings were the late Ricky Kern, Theodore (late Karen) Kern, Jr., Marilyn (late Boogie) Major, Jerry (Sandy) Kern, late Fred (Donna) Kern, Kathy (Tom) York, late Gregory (Judy) Kern and Renee (Gary) Hecht. Caroline was blessed with many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Friday, January 15, 2021 at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Josh Parsons officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 12:00 Noon until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. John Lutheran Church.
Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Foster family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.