Dec 4, 1926 - Aug 23, 2016
DANVILLE - Catherine Arnette Foster, 89, of Danville and formerly of Gibson City, died at 6:05 a.m. Tuesday Aug. 23, 2016, at North Logan Health Care Center in Danville.
A private graveside service will be at Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City.
Mrs. Foster was born Dec. 4, 1926, in Farmer City, a daughter of Othar Ray and Gladys May Smock.
Surviving are four sons, Dave (Wilma) Arnette and Lance (Pam) Arnette both of Danville, Brett (Chellene Donnell) Arnette of Saybrook, and Bruce Arnette of Gibson City; 13 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; a daughter, Sue Ann; a son, Steve; a great-grandson Dawson; and her siblings.
Catherine worked as a cook and a butcher most of her life. She enjoyed gardening, bingo and Elvis.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City is in charge of arrangements.