Mildred M. Foht Obituary

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Mildred M. Foht, age 90, of Hanover, Illinois died Monday, March 1, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center, Dubuque, Iowa.  A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hanover with Father Noel Jacob as Celebrant.  Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Hanover. Visitation will be from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 4, 2011 at the Law-Jones Funeral Home, Hanover with a Rosary Service held at 7:00 p.m.  Mildred was born on February 16, 1921, the daughter of Edward and Elizabeth (Kilburg) Foltz in Hanover, Illinois.  She attended school in Hanover and graduated from Hanover High School.  Mildred married Charles G. Foht on June 1, 1939 in Hanover.  Charles died on November 7, 1985.

Mildred was a homemaker and farm wife who cherished taking care of her family.  She also worked for Eaton Corp, Hanover for several years.  Mildred was a member of the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Hanover.  Mildred and her husband, Charles enjoyed their retirement, collecting antiques and wintering in Florida.  Most of all, Mildred loved spending time with her family and friends.

Mildred will be dearly missed by her five sons, Joseph (Kay) Foht Vadnais Heights, Minnesota, Charles Leo (Kathy) Foht of Davis, Illinois, John (Pat) Foht of Brookings, Oregon, William (Helen) Foht of Tolono, Illinois and Robert (Judy) Foht of Mountain Grove, Missouri; twelve grandchildren; thirty-seven great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren;

Mildred was preceded in death by her husband, Charles and one daughter, Betty Ann Foht on June 6, 1960.

From: Robinson, Debra

March 17, 2011 3:16 pm

To the family of Midred M. Foht, Please except my deepest condolences. When we lose a loved one in death, it cuts to our very core, no matter how old or young. We have to ask , Why do we grow old? Why do we get sick and die? Will we ever see our dead loved ones again? Notice just... Read More

From: Pehl, Edward

March 4, 2011 9:06 am

To Charlie:

Our thoughts are with you and your family during this time of sorrow.

Ed and Karen Pehl

From: Reifsteck, Darlene

March 3, 2011 2:04 pm

Our sympathy to the Foht family.  Mildred was a very nice person - always friendly and with a smile.  Our prayers are with you.

Carl and Darlene Reifsteck

From: Watson, Robert

March 2, 2011 9:44 am

Our condolences go out to the Mildred Foht family...  I remember Millie when I was a small child attending school in Bill's class - always friendly with a smile.   She will be truly missed by many family and friends.    With sympathy,  Bob and Kay Watson
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Visitation & Service Times
Friday, March 4, 2011
4:30 pm until 7:00 pm
Law-Jones Funeral Home-Hanover
212 East Monroe
Hanover, IL  61041

Saturday, March 5, 2011
10:00 am
St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
103 Savanna Road
Hanover, IL  61041-9690