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William "Bill" T. Foran

January 8, 1941 ~ December 12, 2020 (age 79)

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William “Bill” T. Foran, 79, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020 at the Longview Nursing Home, Missouri Valley, Iowa.

A Private Family Memorial Service will be 1:00 P.M. Thursday, December 17, 2020 at the Rush Family Chapel, Onawa, Iowa with Evangelist Dale Wolf officiating. (Social distancing measures must be followed-Due to Covid- 19 restrictions- Masks are required.) Arrangements are under the direction of Rush Family Care Service, Onawa, Iowa.

William Terrance Foran was born January 8, 1941 the son of William Charles and Elizabeth Ann (Coshka) Foran. He grew up in Omaha, Nebraska and Dent, Minnesota with his grandparents at their fishing lodge.

Bill married Jo Ann (Cich) November 25, 1960 in Omaha, Nebraska. He worked for the Union Brick Layer Local #1 in Omaha, Nebraska for 35 years. He was the only one in Nebraska to get certified in Washington, DC to restore old fragile stone.  

He enjoyed going to the casino, fishing, and hunting. Bill loved to help with horse training for Aksarben race horses. In his younger years he enjoyed playing with his pet Black Bear.

Survivors include his wife of sixty years, Jo Ann Foran of Little Sioux, Iowa; three children, Dawn (John) Grimes of Little Sioux, Iowa, Bill (Lynn) Foran of Schuyler, Nebraska; and Kim Foran of Bellevue, Nebraska; grandchildren, Andrew Jedlicka of Colorado, Lacy Heiliger of Logan, Iowa, John Grimes, Jr. of Little Sioux, Iowa, Katie (Eric) Foster of Columbus, Nebraska, and Robert William (Sarah) Foran of Ralston, Nebraska; two great-grandchildren, Devon Adams, and Preston Robinson; and two sisters.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Elizabeth Foran; parents-in-law, Joseph and Mildred (Peklo) Cich; grandson, Michael Heiliger; and one brother, Steve Foran.

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