Albert James Foster

FatherAlbert Edward Foster (1866-1935)
MotherLillian Conner (1871-1953)
Albert James Foster, son of Albert Edward Foster and Lillian Conner, was born in Richmond, Wayne County, IndianaG, on 31 January 1907.1 He died aged 100 in RichmondG on 27 March 2007.1 He married on 29 June 1945, Daisy Opal Dixon.

Child of Albert James Foster and Daisy Opal Dixon

Albert J. Foster
Albert J. Foster, who celebrated his 100th birthday on January 31 of this year, died Tuesday morning (March 27, 2007) at Alterra Sterling House of Richmond.
     He was born in Richmond on Jan. 31, 1907, to Albert E. and Lillian Conner Foster and had lived here all of his life.
     He was a 1925 graduate of Morton High School and was a retired 29-year-employee of Penn Central Railroad.
     Al was a well known musician in this area and had played with the Paul Kring Orchestra and had also played throughout the south and west with the D.D. Murphy Show.
     He was an 87-year-member of Central United Methodist Church and a 76-year-member of the IOOF Lodge. He was a lifetime member of the American Federation of Musicians.
     His wife, Daisy Foster, died on July 12, 2001.
     Survivors include his daughter, Rachel (Michael) Stella of Richmond; three grandchildren, David, Christopher and Diane Blue; five great-grandchildren, Logan, Michael and Eli Blue, Neal and Jacob Drew; one great-great-grandson, Gavin Blue; and special friends in the music community.      Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday (March 30, 2007) in Riggle-Waltermann Mortuary. Rev. Phillip Dorrell will officiate. Burial will be in Earlham Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday (March 29, 2007) from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home. 032807-29622175-214.

Palladium-Item, Richmond, Indiana, 28 Mar 2007, p 5

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Rachel Ann (Foster) Stella.
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