Kenneth W. Foster

Kenneth Wayne Foster, age 69, of Charlotte passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Sparrow Hospital in Lansing. He was born June 26, 1950, in Independence, Kan., the son of Wayne and Barbara (Howell) Foster.
Ken graduated from Maple Valley High School with the class of 1968. On May 21, 1971, he married Marsha Jean Collier in Charlotte. Ken loved his family and was especially fond of his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a passionate wood worker and enjoyed creating many treasured keepsakes. Ken also enjoyed the outdoors. Whether he was cutting wood or riding his quad, the outdoors was where he wanted to be. Ken retired, after 30 years of service, from GM in Lansing.
Ken is survived by his wife of 48 years, Marsha; daughter, Dawn Foster of Charlotte; grandchildren; Adam (Mackenzie) Foster of Charlotte, Matt (Brooke) Berry of Charlotte, Kevin Berry of Charlotte, Dustin (Amanda) Foster of Charlotte, Nicole Foster of Delton; ten great-grandchildren; siblings, Troy (Sharon) Foster of South Dakota, Linda (Doug) Lewis of Scotts and Barbara (Jeff) Byington of Vermontville.
He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Amy Foster.
In keeping with Ken’s wishes, cremation has taken place, and no services are scheduled at this time. Those desiring may make contributions in Ken’s honor to Michigan Industrial Technology Education Society (MITES), The family is being served by the Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home.