Jean Foster, 85, of Cortez and formerly of Longboat Key, died March 11.
Born in Chicago, Mrs. Foster graduated from the University of Minnesota. A gentle and compassionate woman, she worked as a geriatric social worker at the Masonic Home in Bloomington, Minn., where she focused on helping the elderly achieve a high quality of life.
An animal-lover, Mrs. Foster assisted several animal-rescue organizations and welcomed many adopted pets into her home.
Mrs. Foster was preceded in death by her daughter, Jean.
She is survived by her husband, Gramer; daughter, Carol; three grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
A memorial service was held Tuesday, March 19, at St. Peter and Paul the Apostles Catholic Church, in Bradenton. Donations may be made to Share-A-Pet, Wildlife Club Programs or the Humane Society.
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