Gary Foster

January 10, 2021


Gary Foster, 76, of Falls City, NE, passed away January 10, 2021 at Milton, FL. He was born July 5, 1944 at Tower Hill, IL to Wilbur and Mamie (Bennett) Foster.

He married Marvelle Schulenberg on February 10, 1968 at Falls City. She passed away January 26, 1995.

Gary was raised in Illinois. He was employed erecting greenhouses when he met Marvelle and when married the couple established their home in Falls City and later moved to Preston. He was a union carpenter out of Kansas City and did commercial carpentry work, specifically, building Safeway stores in the Midwest. He was also employed at Frontier Trailer Factor, flipped many houses and owned Spirit Liquors. He was working on a winter home in Milton at the time of his passing. He and Marvelle sponsored over 50 foster kids during their marriage. He loved to hunt and fish and was a fantastic dad, step-dad and foster dad. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church at Rulo and the Kansas City Carpenters Union.

Gary is survived by his sons, Duane Armbruster and his wife Theresa of Falls City, Kevin Foster and his wife Yolanda, eleven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and a sister, Carolyn Foster.

His funeral will be held on Friday, January 22, 2021 at 10:30 AM at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home with Reverend Young Je Kim officiating. Interment will be in Steele Cemetery.

Seating will be limited, masks required and the service will be livestreamed on Dorr and Clark Funeral Home’s Facebook page at:

Viewing and open visitation will begin on the afternoon of January 20th.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-7:00 PM at Dorr and Clark Funeral Home.

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January 21, 2021

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dorr & Clark Funeral Home
2303 Harlan Street
Falls City, NE 68355

Funeral Service
January 22, 2021

10:30 AM
Dorr & Clark Funeral Home
2303 Harlan Street
Falls City, NE 68355

Video is available for this event

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