Our Staff

Bob Erickson

Funeral Director, Owner

Bob has been a resident of Webster City since 1967. He had grown up on a farm north of Duncombe. In 1959, he graduated from Lincoln High in Webster City. Bob then, joined the Iowa National Guard at Fort Dodge. Following his active duty, he farmed with his father at Humboldt. He also attended the Iowa Military Academy. His service time totaled 10 1/2 years. Milwaukee, Wisconsin was where he attended mortuary college and his residency was served with Bruce Funeral Home and Fosters.

In 1969, he become a partner in Fosters and in 1994 became sole owner. Bob still spends much time at the funeral home but also serves as vice-president of Circle E farms of Humboldt.

Bob and Mary Ann are the parents of four, LaJean, Jody, Amy, Scott, and six grandchildren. Mary Ann is Employee Health and Safety Director at the Van Diest Medical Center in Webster City. Bob is a longtime Rotary member and is always busy with a community project.

Scott Erickson

Funeral Director

Scott is a second generation funeral director and lifelong resident of Webster City. Scott attended Iowa Central Community College in Fort Dodge where he graduated with an A.A.S. in 2001. To further his education, Scott earned his Mortuary Science degree from Mesa Community College in 2002. He then returned to Webster City to continue the tradition at Foster Funeral Home.

In May of 2004 Scott returned back to Scottsdale, Arizona, were he took a position was a preneed counselor for Great Western Funeral Planning to gain more experience in pre-need sales. In May of 2006 he returned back to Webster City to continue working at the family funeral home, and founded Foster Monuments in 2007. Scott earned the designation of a Certified Pre-Planning Consultant with the National Funeral Directors Association in 2006. .

Scott serves in all facets of the operations at Foster Funeral and Cremation Center. He is a member of the Webster City Noon Kiwanis club where he is the past president and a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Scott and Ashley have one son, Jaxon.