Frances A. Foust

January 30, 1937 - January 9, 2018
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A celebration of life will be held for Frances Arlene Foust on April 21st at Bayliff and son funeral home in Cridersville, Ohio .


Fran passed from this life on January 9th 2018 in Fort Myers Beach, Florida after a very lengthy battle with cancer.


She was born January 30th 1937 in Lima to Lloyd and Jane Shoemaker


Fran is survived by her husband of 62yrs, Franklin Foust and a daughter Kari ( Steve)Wilson , both of Elida Ohio. A brother Lloyd( Fay) Shoemaker of Piqua Ohio, and a brother in law, Keith (Betty) Foust of Elida. Three of her children, Ida Jane( Dan) Protsman, Franklin Duane and Brian Keith have preceded her in death.


She loved to be with her grandchildren, Gabe (Jessica)Foust, Shae Foust, Kaylin (Nathan) Good, Cole ( Melissa ) Foust , Ryan( Jamie) Wilson, Gregg ( Nicole) Wilson, Alex (Stephanie) Wilson and Benjamin (Ashley) Roethlisberger as well as her 15 great grandchildren


She was the owner of Elida Dog Grooming in Elida Ohio for many years


Fran enjoyed a long life that included many friends and many adventures. She and Franklin motorcycled all over the US visiting 31 states and on one memorable trip spent dodging tornados in Kansas, fun weekends boating with life long friends on Lake Erie,, and later in life spent their winters in Ft Myers where they found abundant sunshine , warm air and cold beer



A gathering of family and friends will begin at 2 at the funeral home followed by the celebration service at 3 on April 21st .


In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society , Center Ohio Chapter, 2235 Citygate Drive, suite e, Columbus Ohio 43219

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Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Born: January 30, 1937
Died: January 9, 2018

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Josh and Toni Miller posted on 4/20/18

Although your work on earth is done your life in heaven has just begun. Your struggles here were hard and long but they're over now, you're finally home Your with our lord in a place that glows beyond compare. The lights of those who've left us are all brightly shining there.


Kim & Bob Rynearson posted on 4/17/18

Fran was an awesome woman! Many, many wonderful memories of growing up with the Foust family. Our love and prayers to all!