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Obituary: Janet Rae Pender Foster 1957-2019

Janet Rae Pender Foster, 62, of Cottonwood, passed away on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

She was born on June 6, 1957, in Cottonwood to Jervie Dee Pender and Geraldine Mae Pender.

Janet attended Mingus Union High School. She was a caregiver, homemaker and an artist.

Janet remained true to herself throughout her entire life. Her love endured always. Janet enjoyed painting, horseback riding, gardening, exploring, swimming and being with family and friends.

She had a very unique and beautiful spirit with an unparalleled ability to accept without judgment and to love unconditionally.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents, Geraldine and Jervie Pender. She is survived by her son, Todd Brock (Jessica) of Cottonwood; daughters, Sarah Taylor (Chip) of Cornville, Carolyn Foster, Heather Foster, and Madison Foster, all of Cottonwood; brother, Jervie Leon Pender of Cottonwood; sister, Carol Kennick of Camp Verde and 16 grandchildren.

Services for Janet will be held at Dead Horse Ranch State Park, 675 Dead Horse Ranch Road in Cottonwood on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 12 p.m. Please send contributions to the Janet Rae Memorial Fund, 842 S. 4 Street, Cottonwood, AZ 86326.

An online memorial guestbook is available to sign at

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