Obituary: Madeleine Foster |

Obituary: Madeleine Foster

Madeleine Foster

Private funeral services will be held in Southern California for Madeleine C. Foster of Grass Valley, who died Sunday, Jan. 6, at the age of 83.

Mrs. Foster was born July 1, 1918, in Philadelphia and spent most of her life in Encinitas. She was a bookkeeper. She moved to Nevada County in 1995.

Survivors include sons Jim Piel of Encinitas and Mike Piel of El Toro; daughters Madeleine Selleck and Judy Mickel, both of Grass Valley; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two husbands, James Russell Piel in 1958 and Wilton Foster in 1980.

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