PEORIA - Sarah J. Foster, 59, of Peoria passed away at 9:10 p.m. on Sunday, June 16, 2013, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria surrounded by her family.
Sarah was born Sept. 29, 1953, in Peoria, Ill., the daughter of Thomas T. and Blanche Reedy Cogdal. She married Jim Foster on Oct. 1, 1971, in Peoria.
She is survived by her husband of 41 years; her mother, Blanche (Cy) Fosnaugh; two daughters, Jamie Anderson of Glasford and Jenny (Zack) Binder of Elmwood; six grandchildren, Isaac Michael Anderson, Rylie James Anderson, Maddox Night Binder, Scarlett Rose Binder, Sosie Blue Binder and Cynthia Lux Binder; three sisters, Nancy Cogdal of North Carolina, Amy (Herman) Newson of Peoria, and Kathy (Jim) Behm of Peoria; her three special sisters, Cheryl VanOppen, Nancy Kurth-Lawless and Nancy Harkins; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Sarah was preceded in death by her father and two sisters, Janet German and Judy Brandon.
She was the bookkeeper for Foster's Auto Service, the family owned business. She was a member of Bartonville Christian Church, and Cabin Quilters quilt guild. Sarah was an avid bowler and seamstress. She loved playing bunco with her friends.
Sarah gracefully fought a two-year battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease).
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Bartonville Christian Church. Pastor Kevin Dell will officiate. Visitation will be Friday June 21, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. also at the church. Burial will be in Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to MDA.
To view or leave an online condolence please go to www.davison-fultonbartonvillechapel.