She was born on September 18, 1935, Dubuque County, Dubuque, Iowa, daughter of Lawrence Peter and Loretta Margaret (Hazer) Davis.
She married Earl Little on June 2, 1956, he died in 1991 . She married her second husband Jim Foster, he died in 2003.
She was a waitress at the Sportsman Club in Oelwein for many years, worked at the Bel-Mar in Fairbank. Owned and operated Ma’s Place in Fairbank from 1979-1988.
Survived by: one daughter, Janann (Chris) Rabe of Highlands, Co., three sons: Tom (Nancy) Little of Topeka, KS., Loras (Denise) Little and Ken (Lamar) Little, both of Fairbank. One step-son: Chad Foster of Sumner, two step-daughters: Wendy Holt of Sumner and Amy Stevens of Indiana. Ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: her first husband, Earl Little in 1991, her second husband, Jim Foster in 2003. One son Ron Little and two brothers, Jerry Davis and Donald Davis and her father Lawrence.
Services: at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, December21, at Immaculate conception Catholic church, Fairbank with burial in the Church Cemetery. Public visitation on Tuesday from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. with Parish Rosary at 4:00.
Memorials may be directed to the Heart of Iowa Hospice or to the family.