Allen Ray Foss Sr.
1941 - 2021
BORN
1941
DIED
2021
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19934 W Gale Ave
Galesville, WI 54630

Allen Ray Foss, Sr.

ETTRICK - Allen Ray Foss, Sr., 79, 0f Ettrick passed away, Sunday, April 25, 2021 at his home surrounded by family and friends.

Allen was born July 6, 1941 in Ettrick to Phillip and Esther (Raichle) Foss. On May 21, 1960 he married Alice Nichols in Trempealeau, Wisconsin. They welcomed two children, Allen Foss, Jr. and Annette Marie Foss.

Allen was a jack of all trades and was employed as a carpenter, factory worker and supervisor, but was mainly a dairy farmer.

Allen loved to spend time with the grandchildren outdoors, hunting, fishing, trapping, running coonhounds and spending time with Alice at Potato Lake. After fishing hard for Muskies, Allen could be found playing just as hard.

Survivors are his children: Allen Foss, Jr. (Jolene) and Annette (Terry Dressel and his children: Peter and Jesse) Foss both of Onalaska, Wisconsin; his grandchildren:Sarah (Sam) Herlitzke, Brianne Herlitzke, Matthew (Maira) Doerr, Megan (Eric) Weidemann; great-grandchildren, Allysandra and Amelia Doerr, Malik Peralta Doerr, Ethan and Stella Weidemann; a brother, Lavern (Barbara) Foss; his sisters: Eileen (Alton) Ziegler, Karen Ekern; sisters-in-law: Evelyn Gudmundson, Sharon Nichols, Arleen Pellowski and a special foster child, Cole (Abby) Fosbinder.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice; parents; in-laws, Herbert, Sr. and Lottie Nichols; brothers: John "Jack" (Carmen "Jill") Foss, Gene Foss; sister, Lynn Foss; brothers-in-law, LeRoy Gudmundson, LaVern Heickley; nephew, Gary Gudmundson; special friend, Linda Hoialmen and numerous friends from the Ettrick and Potato Lake areas.

Private funeral services will be at Living Hope Lutheran Church, Ettrick with Pastor Kary Jonas officiating. Burial will be in Ettrick Public Cemetery.

Zwickey Funeral Homes, Galesville Chapel assisted the family.


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Our thoughts and prayers with your family; I have such wonderful childhood memories of the times visiting the farm with Allen and Family
Mark and Anne-Marie Hein
April 29, 2021