Delores Foss, 79, Albert Lea

Published 10:03 am Friday, January 17, 2014

Memorial services for Delores Foss, 79, of Albert Lea, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church. The Rev. Curtis Zieske will officiate. Interment will be at Deer Creek Lutheran Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Online condolences are welcome at

Delores Foss

Delores Foss

Delores died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at her home.

Delores Elaine Foss was born Feb. 28, 1934, in Austin to Loy and Marie (Winter) Machacek. She was baptized and confirmed at Deer Creek Valley Lutheran Church. Delores grew up on the family farm in London Township and attended District 51 School in Freeborn County. Delores was united in marriage to Archie Foss on Aug. 10, 1957, in Austin Wayside Chapel, rural Austin. In 1980 Archie and Delores moved to Colorado and returned in 1999. Delores was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Albert Lea. She enjoyed her many years a homemaker. Delores loved children and had an in-home daycare. Delores was wonderful at making bread and won many blue ribbons at the fair. She also enjoyed fishing, canning and spending time with her family.

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Survivors include her husband, Archie; daughters Lori (Richard) Nelson and Linda (Robert) Reamon; granddaughters Jillayna (Matt) Weyers, Nicole, Kyla and Jessica Reamon and Mollie Nelson; great-grandson, Miles Weyers; brothers Ronald (Beverly), Daryl (Dorothy), Verne (Nancy), DeLyle (Sue) and Kevin (Debbie); sister-in-law, Olga Beach; and many nieces and nephews.

Delores was preceded in death by her parents; and brothers-in-law Lawrence, Edward and Jay (Myra) Foss and Bob Beach.