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FOOS

January 12, 1992

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— Services for Eugene Dale "Bud" Foos, 56, Perry, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Perry United Methodist Church. The Rev. Barbara Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Ridge Cemetery, Perry.

Mr. Foos died Friday, Jan. 10, 1992, at a Topeka hospital.

He was born Feb. 22, 1935, at Bazine, the son of Philip P. Foos Jr. and Rose Esther Tittle Foos.

He was a U.S. Army veteran. He graduated from Great Bend High School, received a bachelor's degree in education from Washburn University and a master's and specialist degree in education from Emporia State University.

He started his teaching career in Perry public schools in 1959. Half of his tenure was spent teaching the seventh grade, coaching and driving a school bus.

In 1969, he served as assistant principal and taught seventh and eighth grades at Williamstown. He later because principal at Perry Middle School, Perry Grade School and Grantville Grade School. He retired in 1988 because of ill health.

He was a member of the Perry United Methodist Church, Perry Post 142 of the American Legion, the Kansas-National Education Assn., the Kansas Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, the National Association of Elementary Schools Principals, the Kansas Association of Elementary School Principals and United School Administrators.

He served as president and secretary-recorder in the former Jefferson County Administrators Assn. He attended the National Education Assn. meeting in Miami, Fla. in 1967, representing the Jefferson County Teachers Assn.

He married Giulia Del Bianco on April 7, 1956, in Watford, England. She survives. A son, Philip Norman Foos, died Dec. 25, 1956.

Other survivors include three sons, Randy Lee, Lawrence, Ricky Lynn, Lecompton, and Bradley Dean, Topeka; a daughter, Brenda Mock, Augusta; two sisters, Melba Jean Smith, Great Bend, and Alfreda Broetzmann, Preston; and five grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Hampton-Barrett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.

The family suggests memorials to Perry United Methodist Church.

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