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Gerrie Foster

July 23, 1942 September 2, 2022
Gerrie Foster
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Obituary for Gerrie Foster

Gerrie Foster left this world for a better place on Friday, September 2, 2022. Gerrie was born July 23, 1942 in Little Suamico to the late Asa and Lucille (Kipp) Foster. She graduated from Oconto Falls High School and then attended beauty school in 1961. She opened her own beauty salon and ran it until 2012. She did treatment foster care for 18 years and continued a caring relationship with several of her former foster children until her death. She was also very active in Big Brothers/Big Sisters over many years. Gerrie was a skilled and creative knitter and crafter, especially card making. She was the family genealogist. Strong and resourceful, she faced many life challenges, persevering by will, ingenuity and faith to provide for herself and her children. She is a life-long member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Little Suamico.

Gerrie is survived by her children, Rodney Butrymowicz; Craig (Butrymowicz) Soroko and his wife Renee Soroko and their children, Sara and Sadie; and Angela and her husband Tim Pecor and their children, Keerstin, Karter, and Karson, and Kalleigh; a brother, Billy Foster; nieces, nephews, little sister Tressa, the Butrymowicz family and extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, sister-in-law, Donna Foster and brother-in-law, Darrell Butrymowicz.


The family will receive relatives and friends at the Gallagher Funeral Home, Oconto, from 4 to 8 PM Wednesday, September 7, 2022. Visitation will continue Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 10 to 11 AM at St. John Lutheran Church, Little Suamico. Funeral services will be conducted 11 AM Thursday at the church with the Rev. Stacy Pethke officiating. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gallagherfuneralhome.net


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

7

Sep

4:00 PM 9/7/2022 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/7/2022 8:00:00 PM
Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service

217 Congress St.
Oconto, WI 54153

Gallagher Funeral Home & Cremation Service
217 Congress St. Oconto 54153 WI
United States

Visitation

Thursday

8

Sep

10:00 AM 9/8/2022 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 9/8/2022 11:00:00 AM
St. Johns Lutheran Church

1253 County Road J
Little Suamcio, WI 54141

St. Johns Lutheran Church
1253 County Road J Little Suamcio 54141 WI
United States

Service

Thursday

8

Sep

11:00 AM 9/8/2022 11:00:00 AM
St. Johns Lutheran Church

1253 County Road J
Little Suamcio, WI 54141

Funeral service by Rev. Stacy Pethke.

St. Johns Lutheran Church
1253 County Road J Little Suamcio 54141 WI
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Riverside Cemetery Final Resting Place

Riverside Cemetery Road
Mourning Dove Rd
Little Suamico, WI 54141

Riverside Cemetery Road Little Suamico 54141 WI
United States
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