Published 12:00 am Friday, June 20, 2008
Marvin “Bud” Foster, 73, died at his home in Brownsdale on Wednesday, June 18, 2008.
He was born on Feb. 26, 1935, the son of Daniel and Vera (Rhodes) Foster in Beatrice, Neb. The family moved to Brownsdale when Bud was five. He graduated from Austin High School. Bud was united in marriage to Ida Farrell in Brownsdale on June 16, 1956. He worked as a carpenter with Ralph Grant and in 1966, he started Foster and Lowe Construction and later it became Foster Construction. Bud was mayor of Brownsdale for 37 years and was a member of the Untied Methodist Church in Brownsdale. He enjoyed traveling, fishing, and watching his grandchildren’s sporting events.
Bud is survived by his wife, Ida Foster, Brownsdale, Minn.; two daughters, Tammy Marsolek, Owatonna, Minn., Kari Adams, Austin, Minn.; two sons, Terry Foster, Franklin, Tenn.; Jeff (Holly) Foster, Brownsdale; eight grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, and one sister.
Visitation will be from 5 -8 p.m. Friday, June 20, 2008, at the Czaplewski Family Funeral Home in Brownsdale and one hour before the service at the church on Saturday. The funeral service for Marvin “Bud” V. Foster will be 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21, 2008, at the United Methodist Church in Brownsdale with Reverend Jon Schultz and Reverend Jerry Harris co-officiating. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Brownsdale.