John A. Foust

Dows: John A. Foust

John A Foust, the son of Elmer and Ione Foust was born in Clarion, Iowa on December 14, 1943. He was raised and educated in Dows, Iowa and graduated in 1961.

            John lived in Dows, Iowa where he worked for Wright County as a Road Maintenance technician. He was an avid outdoorsman which included all things hunting, fishing and trapping. His favorite days were spent fishing with his buddy, John Asche. He enjoyed playing cards and helping cook for the Dows Stag night. John was married to Denise Root and later divorced and Chris Asmus and they later divorced. 

John passed away at Rotary Senior Living on December 18th, 2022 at the age of 79 years.  He was proceeded in death by his parents Elmer and Ione Foust.

John is survived by his daughter, Tanja (Brian) Jensen of Clarion, Iowa, son, Jay (Natalie) VanBuskirk of Minco, Oklahoma, son, Anthony (Angie) Asmus of Greeley, Colorado and daughter, Rachael Foust of Algona, 14 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren: brother, Jerry (Jenenne White) Foust of Clarion, Sister Barbra (Sonny) Reighhard of Hedrick, sister, Sharon (Eddie) Rockow of Dows.

Visitation will be held at Foust Funeral Home in Eagle Grove, Tuesday, December 20, 2022 from 4p.m.- 6 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at the Foust Funeral home in Eagle Grove.  Burial will at Fairview Cemetery in Dows.


Memorials may be directed to St. Croix Hospice, 701 Sumner Ave Suite 1, Humboldt, IA 50548.


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