Funeral services for Anieta Kunkel Foerster, 78, of Conroe, Texas will be held on Friday, September 3, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 2100 Tickner in Conroe. Reverend David Quail and Reverend George Borghardt III will officiate. Visitation with her family will be Thursday, September 2, 2004 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Cashner Funeral Home in Conroe.
Mrs. Foerster was born in a two-room farm house near Olney, Texas on January 28, 1926, and passed away at her home in Conroe on Tuesday, August 31, 2004. After growing up in various Texas communities and graduating from high school in Lubbock, Texas in 1943, Mrs. Foerster attended St. Johns Lutheran College in Winfield, Kansas, and later graduated from Texas Technological College in 1947 with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. She faithfully served her husband, children, grandchildren, and her Lord Jesus as a full-time homemaker until the time of her death.
Mrs. Foerster was actively engaged in various artistic pursuits, such as quilting, needlepoint, and antique restoration. She was an active member of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Conroe. She was also very proud to be a great, great granddaughter of John Killian, the founding Wendish pastor of the first Lutheran congregation in Texas.
Mrs. Foersters parents, Walter Leo Kunkel and Frieda Regina (Kaiser) Kunkel, preceded her in death. Mrs. Foerster is survived by her devoted husband of 57 years, Leroy W. Foerster of Conroe, Texas; son, Larry Foerster and wife Martha of Conroe; daughter, Karen Blake and husband Johnny of Conroe; and son, Keith Foerster and wife Cathy of Anchorage, Alaska; brother, Calvin Kunkel and wife Billie of Amarillo, Texas; grandchildren, Kyle Blake and wife Kendell of Anaheim Hills, California, Patrick Blake of Abilene, Texas, Dawn Blake of Conroe, Kenny Foerster of Seattle, Washington, Nate Foerster of Anchorage, Alaska, Emily Foerster of Conroe, and Daniel Foerster of Conroe. In addition, Mrs. Foerster has numerous other family members and friends who survive her.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Kyle Blake, Pat Blake, Kenny Foerster, Nate Foerster, and Daniel Foerster, and her cousin, Ron Kaiser of Katy, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to the St. Mark Lutheran Church Building Fund, 2100 Tickner Street, Conroe, Texas 77301.