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August 13th, 2020

ruth fosterULYSSES – Ruth Ann Foster, 81, died Saturday, July 25, 2020 at St. Catherine Hospital in Garden City. 

She was born July 31, 1938 to Chris and Thelma (Dickson) Garrett in Hesston.

She grew up in Ponca City, Okla. and worked at a Burbank Rock Quarry, the phone company and K-Mart. 

She loved reading, dogs, and all animals.  She also enjoyed her daily trips to Sonic.

Survivors include three sons: Danny Irvin, Ponca City, Okla., Dave Irvin and wife, Kim, Ulysses, and Don Irvin, Ulysses; daughter-in-law, Toni Maree Irvin, Ulysses; brother, Kenneth Garrett and wife, Greta, Cummings, Ga.; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents.

• Graveside services took place Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the Ulysses Cemetery in Ulysses, with Pastor Jay Mykytiuk presiding. 

Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS  67880.   

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