Wanda Juanita Foster
Palmer Marler Funeral Home
Wanda Juanita Foster, a longtime Oilton resident, passed away on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at the age of 81.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday June 10, 2017 at the First Baptist Church in Oilton, Ok. Pastor David Rusco, and Reverend Larry Calvert will officiate. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery, Oilton, Ok.
Arrangements are entrusted to Palmer Marler Funeral Home, Oilton Ok.
Wanda was born on November 10, 1935 in Calumet, Oklahoma to John and Helen (Rott) Rohwer. Wanda grew up in Calumet and attended and graduated from Calumet high school in 1954. She went on the attend college at OSU receiving her degree in Home Economies and history; she later received her Master’s from North Eastern College. Wanda met and married the love of her life William Foster on September 5, 1959 in Calumet, Oklahoma.
Wanda taught school in Tulsa, Oklahoma for over 30 years as well as running Fosters & Associates Tax Service and Real Estate from 1962 to 1989 and managing her flower shops. She was instrumental in the Silver City Fire Department being established in 1996 and she even housed fire trucks until the land could be acquired and the building built; she served as an officer for many years on the SCFD Board. Wanda also served on the Indian Electric Cooperative Board for 20 years, the Oilton Chamber of Commerce as an officer for 10 years, and on the Oilton City Council. When not seeing to the needs of her community and helping others, Wanda enjoyed spending time quilting; she did 30 quilts a year and gave them to others in need.
Wanda loved and raised two bears Ben & Molly, her two monkey’s Luke and Lulu and many other animals. She spent over 25 years of her life raising and loving 35 different exotic animals.
Wanda is survived by one step son: Eric Foster and wife Pam of Fort Worth TX., and one sister: Margie Young of Yukon, Ok. She has one grandchild, Rachel.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, William Foster, and one brother Clarence Rohwer.
Condolences and online guest book are available at www.palmermarlerfh.com.