Barbara A. Foster, 87, died on April 28, 2017 at her Riverside home. 

Ms. Foster was a teacher at Downers Grove South High School and at Hauser Jr. High, primarily teaching ceramics. 

She was the wife of the late Eugene G. Foster; the mother of Kimberly (Dave) Tortorici, Liane E. (Michael) Zamojski and Rebecca (Chris) Wilson; the grandmother of Ashley, David and Marissa Tortorici; the great-grandmother of Vincenzo Murguia; the sister of the late Paula Artinger and Shirley Ames; and the aunt of Carol Mampe, JoAnn Willand, Vaughan Piper, Geoff Ames, Meg Fritts and the late George and Gregory Ames. 

A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 20 at 10:30 a.m. at Riverside United Methodist Church, 82 Woodside Road in Riverside. 

Ivins/Moravecek Funeral Home, Riverside, handled arrangements.