In memory of
Bill L. Foster
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In memory of
Bill L. Foster
Bill L. Foster March 16, 1930 - Aug. 8, 2019 Bill was born in Dallas, Ore., to Oscar and Camelia Foster. Bill joined the Navy and served during the Korean War. Bill and Betty Gossen married March 16, 1951. Bill attended Oregon Technical Institute studying cabinet-making. In 1956 they moved to Portland. In 1975, Bill opened Bill Foster Cabinets, building kitchen and home cabinets until he retired in 2000. Bill is survived by his wife of 68 years, Betty; children and their spouses, Geary, Jan (Greg Sawatzky), Randy (Tami Ellis), Mike (Karen Bowlby), Annette (Chuck Burlingame); 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. A service celebrating Bill's life will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at West Portland United Methodist Church, 4729 S.W. Taylors Ferry Rd., Portland, OR 97219. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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In memory of
Bill L. Foster
Bill L. Foster March 16, 1930 - Aug. 8, 2019 Bill was born in Dallas, Ore., to Oscar and Camelia Foster. Bill joined the Navy and served during the Korean War. Bill and Betty Gossen married March 16, 1951. Bill attended Oregon Technical Institute studying cabinet-making. In 1956 they moved to Portland. In 1975, Bill opened Bill Foster Cabinets, building kitchen and home cabinets until he retired in 2000. Bill is survived by his wife of 68 years, Betty; children and their spouses, Geary, Jan (Greg Sawatzky), Randy (Tami Ellis), Mike (Karen Bowlby), Annette (Chuck Burlingame); 10 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. A service celebrating Bill's life will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at West Portland United Methodist Church, 4729 S.W. Taylors Ferry Rd., Portland, OR 97219. Please sign the online guest book at www.oregonlive.com/obits
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