Thomas E. Foulks

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  • "Vi, Thom touched the hearts and souls of many people, not..."
    - Anja van Steel
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    - Patrick Deuel (Genealogi)
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    - Rob McLean
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    - Debbie Dower
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    - Lorraine Newsome
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THOMAS E. FOULKS, 68, died Sunday, March 14, 2004, in a local Fort Wayne hospital. He was born Aug. 27, 1935, in Fort Wayne. After 13 years in the Air Force, he worked as a newsman and editor for newspapers, radio and television. He also served as county commissioner for El Paso County, Colo., before his retirement. Surviving are his wife, Viola Manning Foulks of Fort Wayne; his mother, Mary Lou Schenher of Toledo, Ohio; sons, Thomas Jr. (Wendy) of Stockton, Calif., Joseph (Cindy) of Gillette, Wyo. and Dana Alan of Denver, Colo.; daughter, Kathleen (Jeff) Downey of Gillette, Wyo.; sister, LeAnna (Cris) Hastin; and brother, Nick Schenher, both of Toledo, Ohio; uncle, Roscoe (Bus) Lydy of Bluffton; aunt, Maxine Roussey of Fort Wayne; and seven grandchildren. Service is 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home For Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, with visitation half an hour before service.
Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Mar. 16, 2004