John Foster, age 74, of Quincy, died Thursday, July 9, 2020, at 4:35 am in Blessing Hospital.
John was born February 22, 1946 in Lincoln, Nebraska, the son of Robert Eugene and Doris Mae Foster. He married Yaneth Bohorquez on September 9, 2006 in Keokuk, IA. She survives.
John received his Bachelor's of Science in Business from Culver-Stockton College in 1969. After graduation, he began his employment with UPS as a driver. Eventually, he moved into the business office, from where he was promoted to regional manager. In his spare time, John enjoyed fishing and bike riding. John will always be remembered as a devoted husband and son-in-law who would do anything to help Yaneth's family.
In addition to his wife, survivors include: his son, Joshua J. Foster of Tampa, FL; his sister, Lori (Kent) Bawden of Keokuk, IA; and three nephews, Korey (Joanna) Bawden of Winter Garden, FL, Kaleb Bawden, stationed in Spain with the United States Air Force; and Kegan (Markie) Bawden of Keokuk, IA.
John was preceded in death by his parents.
Services: 2:00 pm Monday, July 13, 2020 at Hansen-Spear Funeral Home, with Father Tom Donovan officiating.
Burial: Quincy Memorial Park, Quincy, Illinois
Visitation: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Monday July 13, 2020 at
Memorials: donor's choice
Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.
Yaneth, we extend our condolences for your loss and are thinking of you during this difficult time. It is our hope that the comfort of the peace John finds in the Lord’s hands will comfort you in the day’s ahead. -
Tena and Ted Awerkamp
My condolences to the family. I worked with John many years. He was an intelligent and caring colleague. His legacy will live on.
John was a good friend and a man that be by your side if you need him a very good worker it was a pleasure to work with him I will miss him very much .
John and I met at Culver -Stockton College. We pledged the same fraternity and I was his pledge father. He took me to many County Fairs transporting Wishbone and Mushy, the Prairie Farms "milk" horses. There are a lot of good memories that I will cherish.
Janet im so sorry for your loss.hoping you find peace and comfort.
John had such a big heart and always had a smile on his face, always willing to help anyone in need. I appreciate all his kind words and thoughtfulness. He will be missed.
John has been a good friend & neighbor for 21 years! John has helped me so much & we had great talks about the world & economy! John will definitely will be missed!
John’s wife, Yaneth, is a wonderful person & so helpful to John! Yaneth, you will be blessed! 🥰 Love you both!
Quincy, IL 62301
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