Dennis J. Foster went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at the age of 66. He was born on October 14, 1953 to Frederick (Fritz) and Thelma Foster, the sixth of eight children. A strong work ethic was instilled in him when he was young. As a youth, Denny had a newspaper route delivering the LSJ; he then went on to work at Kroger then to Motor Wheel. When Motor Wheel closed, he won a scholarship to attend college to become a corrections officer and worked for DeWitt Public Schools as a custodian while attending those classes. Denny worked for the Michigan Department of Corrections for 25 years, retiring in 2009. Denny loved watching all sports, especially the MSU football and basketball games.
Family was extremely important to Denny, his greatest pride were his grandchildren whom he loved very much. He is survived by daughter, Angela Witt, son, Ryan Foster, daughter, Monica Foster and son, Daniel (Ashley) Foster; grandchildren, Egan and Keevan Witt, Kalin Foster, Bryce and Lillian Foster and Aylah Wilson. He is also survived by his siblings, Roger (Judy) Foster, Ronald Foster, Diane (Dave) Watts and Linda (Mike) Timmons along with numerous nieces and nephews. Also surviving are his sister-in-law, Heidi Foster and brother-in-law, Harold (Pat) Graber. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Marlene Graber and brothers, Gary and Dale Foster. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or Lowe United Methodist Church.
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