Soldotna resident Sydney M. Foger died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000, at her home on the Kenai River. She was 68.
Memorial services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai. Pastor Scott Coffman will officiate. In accord with her wishes, her ashes will be scattered in the Kenai River.
Mrs. Foger was born Aug. 10, 1932, at Tulsa, Okla., where she grew up and received her education. She moved to Alaska on June 18, 1968, living in Anchorage. She worked at the Elmendorf NCO Club and with nonappropriated funds. She also worked at other Anchorage businesses, including Providence Hospital. She worked for many years for the finance department of the Municipality of Anchorage, retiring in February 1989. She moved to Soldotna in September 1995.
She was a Baptist. She loved to read, work crossword puzzles, spend time with her friends and family and fish on the Kenai River.
Her family said, "She loved her family passionately, and her family adored her."
Mrs. Foger is survived by her husband of 24 years, Charles Foger of Soldotna; children Tammy Blevins, David Ottenad, Daniel Foger, Sandy Foger and Laura Foger, all of Anchorage, Lisa Voth of Soldotna, Beckie Rhea of Irving, Texas, Melinda Persons of Marietta, Okla., and Roberta Foger of Seattle; grandchildren David, Randy, Kristen, Jon Clay, Bonnie, Lauren, Sean and Jeromy; and three great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the American Lung Association of Alaska, 500 W. International Airport Road, Suite A, Anchorage, AK 99518 or the American Cancer Society, Central Peninsula Unit, P.O. Box 2165, Kenai, AK 99611-2165.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel.
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