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MILLEDGEVILLE - Marvin L. Folkers, of Milledgeville, age 66, died peacefully at home following an extended illness Friday April 20, 2012.
Marvin was born on July 5, 1945 at the Morrison Hospital the son of Joseph H. and Clara E. (Reed) Folkers. He married Linda Strehlow on November 29, 1967. Marvin farmed most of his life in Genesee Township , was a member of the Whiteside County Farm Bureau and the Lutheran Church.
Survivors include, his wife Linda; three daughters, Cherrie (Brian) Simpson, Donna Johnson and Loretta Anderson all of Milledgeville; one brother, John H. (Laura) Folkers of Sterling; five grandchildren, MJ Johnson, Colton and Clayton Simpson, Tucker and Lyla Anderson; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Milledgeville with Reverend Kathy Burkheimer officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Knoll Memorial Park , Sterling. Visitation is 5-7:00 PM Tuesday at the McDonald Funeral Home in Milledgeville.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to the MS Society; Milledgeville Fire Department and Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church.
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