Power County Press
American Falls, Idaho
November 2, 1972
Funeral services are pending in Laurens, Iowa, for Merle Charles (Putts) Foster, 54, American Falls, who died Oct. 29 at Power County Hospital following an illness.
He was born Sept. 23, 1918 in Lamberton, Minn., a son of Ernest L. and Elizabeth Fuchs Foster. He had made his home in the American Falls area for many years where he worked as a farm laborer and bar tender.
Survivors include his father, Laurens, Iowa, four brothers, Donald, Superior, Iowa, Fay, Des Moines, Lynn, Albert City, Iowa and Lyle, Pocahontas, Iowa, two sisters, Beth Stevenson, Grand Junction, Colo., and Ardys Hanisch, Larens, Iowa.