Celebration of Life Service: Saturday, January 11, 2020, 10:30 A.M., Peterson Mortuary, 212 S. Locust Street, Glenwood, Iowa.
Retha Joyce (Foster) McGinnis, 87 of Glenwood, Iowa passed away January 5, 2020 in Glenwood. She was born February 7, 1932 in Bartlett, Iowa to Arthur Earl and Jessie Violet (Isom) Foster. Retha was raised around the Tabor area where she graduated from high school. She attended college at Northwest Missouri State where she earned her degree in education.
Retha was united in marriage to Charles Keith McGinnis on December 19, 1954 in Tabor, Iowa. To this union three children were born, Diane, Teresa and Chuck. Retha taught at the Glenwood Community High School until her retirement. Some of her favorite enjoyments were golfing, playing bridge, investing and watching sports. She was an avid reader and loved being with her family and friends.
Preceding Retha in passing were her parents, husband Keith; sisters Elaine and Lila. Survivors include children Diane (Alan) Wilson of Tempe, Arizona; Teresa (Tim) Briscoe of Westminster, Colorado; Chuck (Kim) McGinnis of Crete, Nebraska; 7 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sister Marcella (Newt) Heaton of Shenandoah, Iowa; several nieces, nephews, extended relatives and many friends.Celebration of Life Service: Saturday, January 11, 2020, 10:30 A.M., Peterson Mortuary, 212 S. Locust Street, Glenwood, Iowa.
Interment, Glenwood Cemetery, Glenwood, Iowa.
Memorials may be made to the Retha McGinnis Dollars for Scholarship Fund.