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“Brother Brian. You were awesome. Loved being around you. You were truly one of the Good ones. You will be surely missed! God speed brother. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Mark Wiebenga - Fulton, IL

“My deepest condolences to Brians's family and friends. I worked with Brian at Arconic together and had a lot of great laughs together. We named all...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Charles Drummond - Moline, IL

“RIP Brian you will be missed by many ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Steve Bettis - Bettendorf, IA

“Our deepest sympathy & condolences. Your heart,live & great big smile will stay with every life you knew. Ride happy in heaven Brian. Keep smiling. ”
4 of 12 | Posted by: Alexandria Rogers - Lexington, KY

“My dear friend there is no words that can describe the hurt and sadness in my heart due to your passing. I want to thank you for always being there...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Leslie Travieso - Lutz, FL

“I never knew Bryan as a man, only as a little boy. I have a vivid memory of him starting his mom's car when she couldn't. He was 4 years old, a...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Iris Clevenger - Albuquerque, NM

“Gonna miss your humor and laughter and craziness. I'll have one for you. God bless ”
7 of 12 | Posted by: Todd Bass - Rock falls, IL

“Brian was such a straight up guy. He could turn a bad situation into a positive one, and with a smile and a laugh. He will be sorely missed. My...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Daniel Couppee - Davenport, IL

“Prayers to the family You will missed by all your family.Til we meet again cousin. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Peggy Hadaway - TAMPICO, IL

“Ride in heaven pops. Forever missed but never forgotten. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Mike Folkers - PRIOR LAKE, MN

“My heart aches for all of you. Your in my thoughts and prayers. Brian was the absolute and special friend. I will always cherish our memories and...Read More »
11 of 12 | Posted by: Tricia Edwards - Glendale, AZ

“RIP Bullwinkle. Im sure you're having a grand time up there. Will miss your laugh and smile ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Rob Standard - Sterling, IL


Brian Kenneth Folkers, 57 of Bettendorf, died Thursday, January 21, 2021 at his home.

Brian was born on March 11, 1963, the son of Kenneth Folkers and Patricia (Pfeffer) Jones. He was employed at Arconic Inc. for many years. Brian was outgoing and energetic, and was a friend to many. He loved his Harley and going to bike week and Sturgis. He enjoyed traveling to Florida and Las Vegas whenever he could.

He is survived by one son, Michael Folkers of MN; one daughter, Haleigh Folkers of Rock Falls; one brother, Brad Folkers (Karen Harper) of Rock Falls; four grandchildren, Jaryd, Aubry, Landyn and MaKenzie; and nephew and nieces, Andrew, Ashlen and Addysen Folkers.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Camron.

Masks and social distancing will be enforced for a visitation allowing 50 people at a time, on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 from 4:00-7:00 P.M. at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral service will be on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oak Knoll Memorial Park in Sterling.