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Elizabeth B. Foshee

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The first-born daughter of George and Mayme Baker was born in Denver, Colorado. She had one sister, Kay, and one brother Gary, who both pre-deceased her. She also leaves one son, Michael and his wife Carolyn. She also leaves three grandchildren, Patty, Michael, and Jonathan, and their spouses, who gave her four great-grandchildren, Nicholas, 21 yrs., Liam, 12 yrs., Lauren, 9 yrs., and Tristan, 4 yrs. She also had 6 great grandchildren in her extended family, Alexandria, Morgan, Ashley, Stephanie, Haley, and Zach. Elizabeth grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah until age 14 (1933) when her family moved to Los Angeles, CA. Elizabeth had a fine Business school education which served her well throughout her working life. On August 30, 1941 she married Merle B. Pearce, who was ordered to active duty in the U.S. Army one month later. On October 13, 1943 Elizabeth gave birth to their only son Michael. After her divorce in 1958, Elizabeth moved to Monterey, California and married Lt. Col Albert Warner. After his passing due to a serious illness in 1973, Elizabeth moved to Jacksonville, Florida to join friends from Monterey. She remarried in Jacksonville to Bert Morsch who took her fishing and other fun activities about which she spoke fondly. They were together until Bert passed away in 1984. In 1986, she married Durwood O. Foshee and lived in Jacksonville, Florida until his passing in 1993. "DO" and Elizabeth went on many nice trips and thoroughly enjoyed their senior years together. Elizabeth moved to Loveland, Colorado in 1997 to be near her son and her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Elizabeth had a long career in the U.S. Civil Service including a long service to the Commanding General of the Combat Development Experimentation Command at Ft. Ord, near Monterey California. She received many awards and commendations for her outstanding service. Elizabeth was a member of the in Loveland, Colorado. She cherished her Church life and all the friends that provided her loving support. They were always mentioned joyfully in her conversations. She enjoyed gardening, exercising and knitting, and loved to entertain. She was blessed with good health her whole life. Elizabeth was a gracious hostess, loved to cook, and had a very friendly and outgoing personality. She was the matriarch of our family and was always present at family celebrations, especially Christmas where her grandchildren and the little ones always entertained her. Her family, past and present, will comprise her fondest memories. She will be missed by all her dear friends and family. A private service is being planned to celebrate her life including the celebration of what would have been her 100th birthday on January 3, 2019. Other local arrangements are pending. We love you Mom.
Published in Loveland Reporter-Herald on Oct. 12, 2018
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