Clyne Foust

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  • "You were a great grandpa"
    - Clyne Foust
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    - Carl Longren
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    - James (Jim) Nelson
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Clyne Emerson Foust, 72, surrendered to God's whisper and went home to our Lord on 13 March, 2017.

He was born 28 December, 1944 in Hutchinson, KS., son of Milton Emerson Foust and Dorothy Rose Lyon Foust. He lived in Hutchinson until the early passing of his father wherein he and his mother moved to live in Lawrence, KS. He graduated from Lawrence High School and went on to graduate from the University of Kansas with a bachelors degree in Psychology. He was a member of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. He was a member of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, Thomas Jefferson chapter with a family line dating back to 1633 in this country.

After college he lived, and boy did he live, in Georgetown, Colorado where he met and married his wife Laura Elizabeth Jensen Foust on 1 April, 1973. He is survived by Laura, his wife of 43 years, sons Russell Emerson Foust(wife Rhiannon) and Owen Clyne Foust(wife Lisa) and sister Janenne Clark Welchons. He lovingly left 2 grandsons, Clyne and Jayce, and 3 grand daughters, Kate, Claire and Elle.

Clyne was a faithful member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Lawrence. Clyne was retired from, but the founding owner of Foust Fleet Leasing in Topeka and was happy to have his sons take over where he left off and continue his legacy.

Clyne was a rock, had an exceptional sense of humor, loved life and family, loved the mountains and defined unconditional love. Family first with our Lord as his guide, a good and faithful servant. He was loved by all. Loved old Porsches, restoring International Scouts and breathing the good Colorado air next to a stream in the mountains.

A memorial service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church on 31 March, 2017 at 3:00. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Second Chance Animal Refuge Society, Salvation Army or the Wounded Warriors sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, P.O.Box 1260, Lawrence, KS 66044.

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Published in Lawrence Journal-World from Mar. 15 to Mar. 26, 2017