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Carlton Richard (Rick) Foss

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Rick Foss was born September 3, 1936 to Carlton and Patricia Foss and passed away October 21, 2014 at the age of 78. He was a lifelong resident of Yuba City.

Rick is survived by his wife of 51 years, Beverly; daughters Gretta Holland (Steve) and Kristina Jaeger (Matt); five grandchildren, Britta Holland, Brenden Holland, Miranda Holland, Ryan Jaeger, and Jeffrey Jaeger. He is also survived by his sisters, Elsa Williams and Gretchen Mohr.

After graduating Yuba City High School, he attended Yuba College before joining the US Army. He was an expert marksman on the rifle team while serving in the 24th Engineer Battalion in Germany. Upon discharge, he returned to his prior employment with Caltrans, and he retired in 2001.

Rick was a talented craftsman making jewelry, knives and his passion, Muzzle Loader Rifles. He was an active member of the Brushy Creek Rangers and Sierra Muzzle Loaders.

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 2pm on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at the First Lutheran Church, 850 Cooper Ave., Yuba City, with the internment following at the Sutter Cemetery.

Desired contributions in his memory can be made to the , Fremont Rideout Hospice or First Lutheran Church.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Oct. 28 to Oct. 29, 2014
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