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Ms. Delores Foster

Delores Foster was born February 5, 1938 in Tulare, California to the parents of Douglas and Beatrice Patterson who preceeded her in death. Delores had two brothers and one sister who perceded her in death. As a young girl her mother taught her how to cook complete meals from scratch. She loved going to church. She was raised up in Brooks Chapel A.M.E. Church in Tulare, CA. Delores graduated from Tulare Union High School after working at Tulare County Hospital for two years. Delores decided to move to Sacramento with her two children, Roslyn and Kevin Fuery. She later married the love of her life, James Foster, Jr. They had four girls together, Karla, Beatrice, Hycia and Lynette. Delores loved going fishing and traveling to Hawaii, Las Vegas, Reno and going on cruises. She loved people, she never met a stranger. If it was anything she could do for you, she would do it. After all her kids were in school and being home alone, she decided to get a job working for the Sacramento City School District where she wouId work for thirty-three years. Delores said she was tired of suffering and was ready to go home. She went to sleep in the presence of God on February 11, 2020 with a glow of peacefuIness on her face. Delores cherished all the good times she spent with her best friends, Exer Taney and Dorothy Marin. After all of her girls were grown and when they got together it was like party time. They went gambling together and sat around in her bedroom laughing and talking about everything. She loved family gatherings. Delores Patterson Foster was cherished and loved by her family, husband James Foster Jr., daughter, Roslyn Still, son, Kevin Fuery (deceased) step-daughter, Louise Foster of Bakersfield, CA; Daughters, Karla Wynne (Andre) Beatrice Foster, Hycia Foster, Lynette Brown (Michael); along with many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, cousins and two dogs that she loved very much Tyler and Miracle. They are the ones that made her day, she couldn't do without them. She will be greatly missed by family and friends. She will forever be in our hearts and her beauty and grace will never be forgotten.