Mercedes “Merce” Foster, age 94 of River Falls, WI died peacefully on Thursday, December 10, 2015 at the River Falls Area Hospital. Merce is survived by her husband of 71 years, James D. “Jim” Foster; 3 sons, Jim (Lana) Foster, Mike (Vicki) Foster both of River Falls, and Tim (Laura) Foster of Oak Park Heights, MN; grandchildren, Jacky (Shannon) Nelson, Jenni Foster, Becky Foster, Julie Foster, Laura Foster, Dana Foster, Annie Foster, and Kevin McHugh; and 7 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, Adolph and Julia (Murphy) Muellerleile; brother, Willard Muellerleile; sister, Dolores Priebe; and grandson, James P. Foster. Mass of Christian Burial was held on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at 11 am at St. Bridget Church in River Falls. Visitation was also Tuesday from 10-11 am at the church. Interment was in St. Bridget Cemetery. Arrangements are with Bakken-Young Funeral & Cremation Services of River Falls.