James 'Jim' Foster, 42James "Jim" Patrick Foster of Hastings, died on Monday, Dec. 12. He was 42 years old.
James "Jim" Patrick Foster of Hastings, died on Monday, Dec. 12. He was 42 years old.
James was born to James M. Foster and Patricia Cook Foster in River Falls on Dec. 22, 1968. He graduated from River Falls H.S. in 1987 and recently received a business degree from the University of Phoenix. He loved to hunt and fish, especially with his kids, and was a proud dad at many hockey, baseball, and football games. He was employed by Century Link (Qwest Communications), and was the recipient of several regional and national sales awards.
James is survived by his wife, Karin Hallstrom-Foster; and three children, Noah (12), Dylan (8), and Nichole (6.) He is also survived by his father, Jim (Lana) Foster of River Falls; his mother, Patricia Foster of South St. Paul; sisters, Jacky (Shannon) Nelson of Hastings, Jenni Foster of River Falls; grandfather and grandmother, James D. and Merce Foster of River Falls; aunts and uncles and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services, officiated by Fr. Jim Perkl, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 2035 W. 15th St., Hastings. There is a visitation 1 hour prior to Mass at church.
The Wise Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visit www.wisefamilyfh.com to view the online memorial video and sign the online guestbook.