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  1. Marion J. Forster: Birth: 4 APR 1911 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 26 NOV 1976 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  2. Mary Jane Forster: Birth: 15 APR 1913 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 26 AUG 1980 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  3. Harold A. "Manny" Forster: Birth: 22 JUL 1914 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 19 FEB 1997 in Colonial Manor, Salem, South Dakota

  4. Dorothy T. Forster: Birth: 22 FEB 1918 in Salem, SD. Death: 20 AUG 2000 in Rapid City, SD

  5. Walter Conrad "Wally" Forster: Birth: 16 OCT 1920 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 3 NOV 1997 in San Diego County, California

  6. Dale Henry Forster: Birth: 2 OCT 1924 in Salem, South Dakota. Death: 8 SEP 1992 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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a. Note:   Salem Special, Salem, SD 1-19-1961 Funeral Mass will be said at St. Mary's Catholic Church for Chris Forster, life-long Salem resident who passed away at the home of his daughter where he was visiting in California. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Mr. Forster was born 1-8-1892 near Salem and lived his entire life in this vicinity where he was engaged in farming. He was married on 1-12-1910 to Katherine Sabers at New Vienna, Iowa. They were the parents of 10 children, nine of whom survive. He is survived by five daughters, Mrs. Elmer (Lorraine) Kirby and Mrs. William (Dorothy) Hershly, both of Rapid City, SD; Mrs. George (Mary Jane) Arnold, Salem; Mrs. Ralph (La Von) Blindert, El Cajon, Calif.; and Mrs. James (Beverly) Tieszen, Pico Rivera, Calif.; four sons, Harold and Dale of Salem, SD; Marion of Sioux Falls, SD; and Walter, Santee, Calif.; eight sisters, Mrs. Mary Hankins; Mrs. George (Gen) Liljedahl; Anna, Margaret and Helen Forster, all of Salem; Mrs. Michael Brewster, Omaha; Mrs. George Taft, Houston, Texas; and Mrs. William Hankins, Des Moines, Iowa; and six brothers, Anton, Joseph, Bernard, and Dominic, all of Salem; John, Duluth, Minnesota; and Robert, Sioux Falls, SD; 34 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Mrs. Forster proceeded her husband in death on 1-18-1951. THE 1910 CENSUS SHOWS CHRIS AND KATIE FORSTER FARMING IN SALEM TOWNSHIP, MC COOK COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA. THEY HAVE BEEN MARRIED FOR LESS THAN ONE YEAR AND HAVE NO CHILDREN. 1910 Census -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Date Of Census: 2 MAY 1910 Location: SALEM TOWNSHIP, MC COOK COUNTY, SOUTH DAKOTA Occupation of head of household: GENERAL FARM Location of census data: T624#1484, ED 298, PAGE 13B, LINE 59 -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Relation Years Children Name: To Head Age..Married Total...Living -------------------------------------------------------------------------- FORSTER, CHRIS HEAD 18 MARRIED 0 FORSTER, KATIE WIFE 20 MARRIED 0 0 0 -------------------------------------------------------------------------- Place Father Mother Year Name: Of Birth P.O.B. P.O.B. To US -------------------------------------------------------------------------- FORSTER, CHRIS SOUTH DAKOTA GERMANY GERMANY FORSTER, KATIE IOWA OHIO IOWA --------------------------------------------------------------------------


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