Idaho State Journal, 11/3/12
SODA SPRINGS — Albert “Al” Joseph Foster, 71, of Soda Springs, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2012, at his home. Al was born on November 23, 1940 ,in Grace, Idaho, the son of Hyrum Elon and Alberta Ardeena Daniels Foster. He was raised and educated in Soda Springs and graduated from Soda Springs High School.
He later became a journeyman electrician and worked for Monsanto for 36 years.
He married Joyce Dee Sorensen on March 10, 1961, in Ogden, Utah.
Al had been an EMT and an EMT trainer. He loved to camp, cook, fish and work with wood.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce, of Soda Springs; and two sons, Alan and Colleen Foster of Soda Springs, Jerry and Lisa Foster of Ogden, Utah; and a daughter, Joann Foster of Blackfoot, Idaho.
He is also survived by 17 grandchildren and 11 greatgrandchildren; and one brother, Steve and Caroline Foster of Utah; and a sister, Viola Pope of Nevada. He was preceded in death by his parents, and two brothers and one sister.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Fairview Cemetery in Soda Springs.
Services are under the direction of the Sims Funeral Home. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family online at www.simsfh.com