Lucille Anna Foger passed from this earth to be with our Lord on May 11, 2019. She was born on June 14, 1934 in Greeley, KS to her parents, Joseph and Mary Lickteig. She married the one love of her life – Vernon Neal Foger of Gilman City, MO in 1960.
Lu and Neal moved from Kansas City, MO to Texas in 1979. They lived for twelve years in Harlingen before moving to Houston (Kingwood), and then later moved to Lake Jackson, TX in 1999. Lu is survived by her three children; her son Vince Foger and his wife Janice of Sandy, UT; her daughter Marci Reese and her husband Troy of Little Elm, TX; her son Eric Foger and wife Sonia of Lake Jackson, TX. She was the proud grandmother of eight grandchildren; Scott Foger, Matthew Foger, Aimee Foger, Meagan Reese, Peyton Reese, Spencer Foger, Olivia Foger and Isabella Foger. Lu also had five great grandchildren; Gavin, Dexton, Brynleigh, Kinsley and Charlie. Lu is also survived by siblings Melvin Lickteig of Scott City, KS; Arnie Lickteig of Greeley, KS, Rosella Riblett of Colorado; Curt Lickteig of Kansas City, KS. She is proceeded in death by her husband Neal of 52 years, parents Joseph & Mary Lickteig, brothers Martin and Leon Lickteig, and grandson Matthew Foger.
Lucille retired at age 65 after working various jobs over the years in the fields of insurance underwriting, banking, sales and BISD substitute teacher. Lu was one of the hardest working persons you would every come across, a work ethic she learned growing up on the farm and one she passed on to her kids. She was an amazing cook and cherished making dinner (and of course, dessert!) for her family. Lu also loved gardening, working in the yard, and watching the birds outside her window. She was a devoted mother and grandmother known for her ability to play, sing, and make the little ones squeal with delight.
There will be a funeral service at 10AM on May 18at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Lake Jackson, TX.
The family would like to especially thank the nurses and staff at Creekside Village Nursing Home for making Lu’s last two years comfortable and memorable.