Jean and Cecil Foote

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A memorial service for Jean and Cecil Foote of Washington, Ind. is to be held at the United Methodist Church in Phillips on Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. They are formerly of Phillips. They were previously cremated. Jean passed away on Sept. 22, 2018 and Cecil passed away on Jan. 22, 2019.
Jean was born Rosa Jean Christy on Oct. 24, 1926 to parents Russell and Lillian (Babb) Christy. She was raised in Sioux City, Iowa and after attending Sioux City Schools, she went to work at the Sioux City Battery Company where she met Cecil.
Survivors include her three children: Cecil, Jr. (Kate) Foote, Debra (John) Olson, Tim (Hong) Foote; two sisters: Doris Jensen and Bernice (Bob) Donovan. Deceased are: a son Dennis Foote, two brothers: Russell and George.
Cecil Gordon Foote was born on Oct. 11, 1924, to Charles and Myrtle Foote. He was raised in Bancroft, S.D. After graduating he joined the Army. He was in the Army from 1943 until 1946. He served in Belgium and Germany. As a civilian, he moved to Sioux City, Iowa. He worked at the Sioux City Battery Company where he met Jean.
Besides his son, he had two brothers precede him in death: Don (Mae) Foote and Lionald (Ossie) Foote.

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