In Memoriam: Janet Louise Foster (Oct. 4, 1956 – July 31, 2022)

September 2022 Posted in Obituary

Janet Louise Foster

Janet Louise Foster was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas on Oct. 4, 1956. Her family moved to Silverton, Oregon in 1970. Janet graduated from Silverton High School in 1974 and soon after married her high school sweetheart.

Janet was a homemaker for more than ten years and then graduated from George Fox University in 1994 with a Master’s Degree in Language Arts. She spent the last 15 years of her life teaching at Jefferson Middle School.

Janet loved teaching, books, time with family, and being involved in her faith at St. Edwards Episcopal Church in Silverton. She was generous with everyone in her life and was passionate about supporting local businesses.

Janet is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, David Foster; also by their daughter, Mary (Richard) Ruebesam; grandchildren, Courtnie (Cody), Kory (Tiarra), and Breanna; son, John (Emily Foster); grandchildren, Olivia, Sophia, Nate, and Noah. She is also survived by her mother, Shirley Mullikin and sister, Karen Cuthbert. She was pre-deceased by her father, Tom Mullikin, and brother, Mike Mullikin. Janet was also pre-deceased by her beloved Aunt Eddie, whom she admired and adored.

Janet was a compassionate, hard-working wife, educator, mother, aunt, grandmother, and a true friend to many. She will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

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