Maria Louise Fouse, 74, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 6:30 P.M. Friday June 2, 2017 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.  She was born June 23, 1942, in Gary, IN, the daughter of David and Rosetta (Meeker) Torres.  She married Richard J. Fouse Sr. on March 22, 1960.  He preceded her in death.
She is survived by three children, Barbara Lynn (Fouse) Arms of Fowler, IN, Richard James Fouse Jr., of Hoopeston, IL and Tammy Lee Fouse of Rossville, IL; 7 grandchildren, James D. Fouse, Roger D. Arms Jr., Brandon D. Arms, Jessica L. Arms, Ashley L. Arms, Amber N. Wilson and Chelsea M. Fouse; 11 great-grandchildren and 3 nieces and nephews, George Wright, Richard Wright and Debbie Torres.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Sandra D. Fouse; one sister, Rosa Feggett; one brother, William Wright; one granddaughter, Faye Wilson and one grandson, T.J. Wilson.
Maria worked at ConAir, FMC and McDonald’s, until her retirement.  She was an avid supporter of the 101 Country WHPO Action Auction.  She enjoyed doing puzzle books and spending time with her grandchildren.
A visitation will be held 4:00 – 6:00 P.M. Wednesday June 7, 2017 at Anderson Funeral Home 427 E. Main St. Hoopeston, IL.  The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday June 8, 2017 at the funeral home, with Pastor Jeff Alexander officiating.  Burial will follow in Floral Hill Cemetery in Hoopeston.
Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.
Please visit to view Maria’s eternal tribute page and to send the family condolences.
Anderson Funeral Home in Hoopeston is handling the arrangements.

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