Lyle A. "Joe" Foss Mason Lyle A. "Joe" Foss age 76 died January 20, 2013. He was born June 11, 1936 in Detroit, MI to Ellis A. and Avis Lucille (Signor) Foss. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of faithful service. He also retired from General Motors. Joe was a resident of Mason his entire life. He loved woodworking, fishing, golfing, bowling and was as an avid sportsman, especially a U of M fan! He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Stephanie; 2 brothers and one sister. Surviving are his wife, Kay; 3 daughters, Jennifer (Stephen) Armstrong, Deborah (Mark Beattie) Foss, Jill (Brian) Dingmon; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and 3 brothers. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at the First United Methodist Church of Mason, 201 E. Ash Street, Mason, MI with military honors to follow. The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM. Interment will be in Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta, MI Tuesday, January 29 at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the
, Memorials and Tributes Lockbox, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674. The family is being served by the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, Mason, MI. On-line condolences may be made at www.grbdmason.com
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Published in Lansing State Journal on Jan. 22, 2013