Cleta Maxine Foster, age 88, went to be with our Lord on Jan. 9, 2014. Maxine was born on Oct. 21, 1925 in Arkansas to Chester and Alice Hooker. Maxine is preceded in death by her parents; nine siblings; and husband, Dan H. Foster. Maxine married Dan in Memphis, TN. on July 6, 1947. Dan was in the Navy and they traveled the US and to other countries. In 1962, Dan retired from the Navy and went to work for the U.S. Civil Service in Huntsville, AL where they raised their two daughters. In 1996, they moved to Everett, WA where their daughters live. Maxine is survived by her daughters, Sandra Richardson (Gary) and Renee Parrella (Randy); grandchildren, Tamara Holm (Dave) and Keith Smith; great-grandchildren, Aiden and Dawson; step granddaughters, Jennifer Bodnar (Steve) and Melissa Nelson (Jeff); step great-grandchildren, Ian, Jessica, Karissa, Ashley and Jack. Maxine lived her life with love for the Lord, determination, spirit, and always with a mind of her own. Maxine will be dearly missed but always in our hearts. A celebration of her life will be held at 1 p.m., on Feb. 8, 2014, at South Point Senior Living. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to
. Maxine's daughters and family would like to thank South Point Senior Living for their loving care and friendship.
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Solie Funeral Home and Crematory
3301 Colby Ave.
Everett, WA 98201
Published in The Herald (Everett) on Feb. 4, 2014