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Martin R. FOSS

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Age 71 Surrounded by family on Sept. 27, 2016 Preceded in death by parents, Peter and Mary (Connole) Foss of Litchfield; siblings, Mary Ann, Peter, Joe, Tom and Ted; in-laws, Frank Hughes and Gloria Foss. Survived by wife of 46 years, Gloria; daughter, Becky (Peter Quinn); sons, Tony and Andrew; grandsons, Connor and Colin Quinn; siblings, John, Terry (Jack) O'Brien, Bernie Hughes, Claire (Merle) Bauer and sisters-in-law, Jane Kontowicz, Marie, Joyce and Linda Foss, along with a host of nieces and nephews. Marty graduated from St. Cloud State and received a Masters from The University of St. Thomas. He was a Fulbright Scholar and had a 39-year career in SPPS (33 at Ramsey Junior High). He loved the State Fair, his Norwegian Heritage and being an advocate for people with special needs. A gentle, humble, well-read man will be forever missed. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 AM Monday, October 3 at NATIVITY OF OUR LORD CATHOLIC CHURCH, 1900 Stanford Ave., St. Paul. Private interment. Visitation 5:30 – 7:30 PM Sunday at Willwerscheid Funeral Home, 1167 Grand Ave., St. Paul. In lieu of flowers, donations preferred to Bridgeview School Playground Project, 360 Colborne Street St. Paul, MN 55102.
Published in Pioneer Press on Sept. 30, 2016
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