Rose S. Foster, 92

Rose S. Foster, 92, of Allegan, died Wednesday, Nov.19, 2014, at the Ely Manor Nursing Home. Mrs. Foster was born Oct. 4, 1922, in Allegan the daughter of William and Susan (Manderfield) Garlock.  
For the last 30 years of her life, Rose lived with and devoted herself to her family. She was "Grandma Rose" to all her children's and grandchildren's families and friends. She always remembered birthdays and making her famous sugar cookies.  
She was an avid reader of romance novels, spent many hours playing solitaire, and playing card games with her family.  
Surviving are her three children, Vicki and Dale Tuffelmire, Lacey and Tom Johnson and Laurel and Jack Irons; two step-children, Joan and James Williams and Kay Looman; eight grandchildren, Jack Jr., Tori, Brett, Kim, Melissa, Mike, Amanda and Sara; 14 great-grandchildren; and her brother Jerry Garlock.  
She was preceded in death by her husband Gerald and her two brothers, Ted and Jim.  
Friends may meet with the family on Wednesday, Nov. 26, from 11 a.m. until noon at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel,, where the memorial service will be at noon. Pastor G. Patrick White will officiate.  
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 648 Monroe Ave., NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.  
Private inurnment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in the spring.


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