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Mary Elma Foreman Chandler, age 95, went to heaven to be with her Lord on February 24, 2010.

She was born on April 2, 1914 in Bradford, Ohio to parents, Marion Ellis and Lottie DuBois Shellenberger.

Her life was characterized by joy, compassion, service, wisdom, and truth. She lived over 90 years in Colorado before she moved to San Antonio, Texas. She played the organ and piano at church, taught Sunday school, and conducted Good News Club for Child Evangelism Fellowship for many years. She was an excellent baker of cakes, winning numerous first prize ribbons at the Colorado State Fair.

She was preceded in death by, her father, Marion Ellis Shellenberger, born August 29, 1889; and mother, Lottie DuBois, born February 14, 1888; her beloved husband of 53 years, Peter Russell Foreman, her husband of 4 years, Harley Chandler, and her brother, Rodney Shellenberger.

Mary is survived by four sons, LeRoy Ellis Foreman of Oklahoma City, Peter Alden Foreman of Aurora, Colorado, Jon Richard Foreman of San Antonio, Texas, and Joe Robert Foreman of Monument, Colorado; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.

CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE
MARCH 27, 2010
11:00 A.M.
PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL

Rev. Jim Bryant will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Grace Bible Chapel, 2419 Thousand Oaks Dr. San Antonio, Texas 78232.