October 20, 1959 - January 9, 2022
Curtis “Bill” Foreman, 62, of Palo, Iowa, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022, with a Masonic service beginning at 7 p.m. at The Legacy Center at Murdoch-Linwood in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Celebration of Life will continue from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the El Kahir Shrine, 905 Tower Terrace Road, Hiawatha, Iowa. Bill was born October 20, 1959, in Cedar Rapids, the son of Richard and Sylvia (Orebaugh) Foreman. In 1978, he graduated from Kennedy High School. Bill volunteered with the Hiawatha Fire Department from 1983-2004, serving as Chief from 1988-1989. He worked in traffic engineering for the City of Cedar Rapids for 26 years until his retirement in 2014. Bill was united in marriage to Valerie “Val” Mason on February 19, 2000, in Cedar Rapids. He was a Noble with the El Kahir Shriners, and a member of the Crescent Lodge #25 in Shellsburg. Bill enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson, fishing and hunting, tropical travels overseas, and day trips to the winery. Above all else, his grandchildren were the light of his life. Survivors include his wife, Val Foreman of Palo; children, Shayn (Megan) Mason, Katie (Sean) Irish, all of Marion, Iowa, and Taylor Foreman (Kari Jeffrey) of Ames, Iowa; grandchildren, Ellie, Raeli, Oakley, Liam, Millie, Odin, and Baby Irish on the way; siblings, Kay Petersen of Shellsburg, Dick (Terri) Foreman of Wisconsin, Jean Eby, Marie (Guy) Sullivan, all of Cedar Rapids, Clayton (Debbie) Foreman of Toddville, Iowa; and his loving Labradors, Sophie and Gracie. He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Sylvia Foreman; brother-in-law, Pete Petersen; and Labrador, Tasha. Memorials may be directed to the family.
Curtis “Bill” Foreman, 62, of Palo, Iowa, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022. A Celebration of Life will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. on Friday, January 14, 2022, with a Masonic service beginning at 7 p.m. at The Legacy Center at Murdoch-Linwood... View Obituary & Service Information
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