May 12, 1948 ~ September 12, 2013
Mark A. Foster, 65, of Fargo, ND passed away surrounded by family on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Rosewood on Broadway after a long and courageous battle with brain cancer.
Mark was born May 12, 1948 to Ernest and Evangeline (Dufault) Foster in Warroad, MN. At a young age he moved with his family to Hoyt Lakes, MN and graduated from High School there. After graduating from Mesabi Junior College he joined the Army and served overseas in both Vietnam and South Korea. Upon returning he attended University of North Dakota and received a Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering. After graduating, he married his college sweetheart, Theresa Mozinski, in 1978. They then moved to Fargo and he began work at Johnson Controls.
Mark was an active member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church for many years and served on the finance council there. He was also involved in the Knights of Columbus and was the treasurer of the local Lions Club. He regularly volunteered at the food pantry and enjoyed canoeing, playing pinochle and cribbage, and cheering on the Sioux hockey team.
Mark is survived by two children, Michael (fiancée Natalie Newberg) Foster of Fargo, and Rachel Foster of Hamburg, Germany, and sisters Claudette McCoy, Fargo, Marlys Sime, Hugo, MN, Beverly (Bob) Bauer, Freeport, MN, Linda Waldorf, Minneapolis, Paulette (Kermit) Moe, Glencoe, MN; brothers, Forrest Foster, Aurora, MN, Milan (Cheryl) Foster, Avon, MN as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents Ernest and Evangeline, his wife Theresa, his daughter Jeanette, his sisters Joan and Judith, and his brothers Daniel and Stephen.