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Thomas D. Foster

June 16, 1955 — December 10, 2017

Memorial Services for Thomas D. Foster will be Saturday, December 23rd, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. in the Celebration Community Fellowship Church in Lewistown. The Cloyd Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Thomas Douglas Foster, age 62, of Lewistown, Montana died on Tuesday, December, 5, 2017 in Great Falls, Montana. A Service of Remembrance will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Celebration Community Fellowship Church in Lewistown.

Tom was born June 16, 1955 in Lewistown, a son of Francis Eugene and Ada Lee (Smith) Foster. As a small child, he moved with his family north of Belgrade, Montana. Tom was educated in Belgrade Public Schools and graduated with the class of 1974.

Tom met Miss Faith A. Vannoy in 1985 and they were married on March 28, 1986 in Manhattan, Montana. Following their marriage, they lived in Belgrade for one year. Tom had been working for Gallatin Homes for thirteen years when they closed. He and Faith moved to Greenough, Montana and Tom began over the road truck driving. They lived in Greenough until 1997, then moving to Lewistown, where he resided until his passing.

Tom was on the board of the Central Montana Senior Citizen Center for several years, the organization having a special place in his heart. He loved fishing and playing cards at the senior center, with family or any victim he could find. Tom loved his four-footed children and spending time with all of his family. He was a boisterous presence at all of the family gatherings' and was much loved by all who knew him.

Tom is survived by his wife, Faith Foster; a brother, John (Wynona) Foster; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Clara and Walter Vannoy; his sister-in-laws, Gloria (Alvin) Shawver, Faye Grandalen, Ruth (Don) Johnson, Naomi (Willard) Hahn, Esther (Michael) Negaard and Rachel (Daniel) Negaard; his brother-in laws, Frank (Shirley) Vannoy and Bill Allsop as well as numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great-great nieces and great-great nephews.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Ada; a sister, Pam Allsop; two brothers, Elmer and Keith Foster, his sister-in-law, Connie Jamison and his brother-in-laws, Dwight Jamison and Jim Grandalen.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or Wounded Warrior Project, Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675 or they may be left with the Cloyd Funeral Home. Condolences for the family may be posted online at

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