Barbara Ann Foreman |

Barbara Ann Foreman

Barbara Ann Foreman, 85, died in Grass Valley on Sept. 4, after a lengthy illness.

All are invited to join family for a “memorial celebration” on Oct. 10 at 1 p.m. at the Sierra Pine Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, Primrose Lane, Grass Valley. Bring your fondest memories and stories to share.

Barbara was born in Grass Valley on June 24, 1925, to parents Charles and Mary Deal. She was raised in Grass Valley and went on to marry Gordon Foreman of Nevada City on Aug. 10, 1947.

Barbara worked for the state of California as a psychiatric technician until her retirement in 1978. At that time she and Gordon moved to Magalia, Calif., where they continued to pursue their love of the outdoors. Barbara loved traveling, camping, fishing and boating with Gordon. They had 46 wonderful years together prior to his death in 1994. She was also an avid gardener and reader. She moved back to Grass Valley in 2004.

Barbara is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Marsha and Larry Moustris of Yuba City; son and daughter-in-law, Gregory and Beverly Foreman of Magalia; granddaughters Michelle Androus of Yuba City and Nicole Zunino of Chico; grandson Robert Moustris of Roseville; great-grandchildren Michael Androus, Christopher Androus, Kaitlyn Androus, and Madelyn Moustris; sister Marilyn “Pat” Bradley of Grass Valley; brothers William Deal of Grass Valley and Charles “Larry” Deal of Magalia; and companion Carter Dennis of Grass Valley.

She was preceded in death by her husband Gordon Foreman and brother James Deal.

She will be truly missed by all those whose lives she touched with her grace and smile.

The family requests that donations be made to the Susan Harrigan Bennallack Scholarship Fund, c/o Linda Cox, 21837 Junebug Road, Grass Valley CA 95949 or Hospice of the Foothills, 11270 Rough and Ready Highway, Grass Valley CA 95945.

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