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“I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. ”
1 of 34 | Posted by: Shawn Soenksen

“We love you and miss you so much, Grandma! Happy Mother's Day in Heaven! ”
2 of 34 | Posted by: Marissa & Megan Folkers - IL

“Thanks Mom, I love you and miss you so much ”
3 of 34 | Posted by: Scott @ Andrea Folkers - Morrison, IL

“I was a classmate, Marcia Huizenga Rus Class of 1964. Sincere Sympathy ”
4 of 34 | Posted by: Marcia Rus

“Gary and Family, You are in my thoughts and prayers. Pat and I was school mates ( CLASS OF 1964 ) ”
5 of 34 | Posted by: Joyce Bush Wilkins - Fulton, IL

“Sorry for your loss. ”
6 of 34 | Posted by: Arnie and Linda Damhoff - IL

“So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. She will be missed. ”
7 of 34 | Posted by: Dona Tegeler - Morrison, IL

“So very sorry for your loss. ”
8 of 34 | Posted by: Jerry & MaryEllen Brackemyer - IL

“Miss you so much Mom. All our love, Jeff and Barb ”
9 of 34 | Posted by: Jeff Folkers - Morrison, IL

“thinking of Pat's family in this time of loss of a great person. ”
10 of 34 | Posted by: cindy k truitt - morrison, IL

“Gary & Family, We were very sorry to hear of Pat's death. Having been close neighbors and friends for a good many years, we express our deepest...Read More »
11 of 34 | Posted by: David & Susan Chamberlain - FL

“Im so sorry for ur loss ”
12 of 34 | Posted by: Barb Carstensen - gooselake, IA

“So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
13 of 34 | Posted by: Howard and Pat Mills

“Sincere sympathy in your loss of Pat. I (Jane) was a good friend at Fulton High School. May your memories sustain you. ”
14 of 34 | Posted by: Arlyn & Jane Pessman - Morrison, IL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
15 of 34 | Posted by: Steve and RoAnn Porter - Morrison, IL

“You are in our thoughts and prayers. Pat was a wonderful person & will b missed by many people! ”
16 of 34 | Posted by: Jeff & Deb Eissens

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all !!!! ”
17 of 34 | Posted by: Fred and Pat Hadley

“Pat will be greatly missed!!!!! ”
18 of 34 | Posted by: Butch

“Our deepest sympathies to Gary and the rest of the family for your loss. Our thoughts are with you. Pat will be missed. ”
19 of 34 | Posted by: Grant & Angie Helgeson - Honolulu, HI

“What a special lady - Heaven truly gained another angel with Pat's passing. My deepest sympathies. Wishing you all peace and love. ”
20 of 34 | Posted by: Lynnie Reimer

“Ka malamalama o ke Akua e ho'opuni mai ia kakou "The light of God surrounds us." Ke aloha o ke Akua e kipuni mai ia kakou ""The love of God enfolds...Read More »
21 of 34 | Posted by: Brent, Arlene, Lyndsey & Kennsey Helgeson - HI

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family during this most difficult time. ”
22 of 34 | Posted by: Randy Betts & Sue Boelkins - IL

“Gary, So very sorry to read of Pat's passing and have known her from the time we were young. She was a very special lady. With my deepest sympathy...Read More »
23 of 34 | Posted by: Karen Endress - Morrison, IL

“Gary and family, So sorry to read of Pat's passing. She was such a kind and friendly person. Wishing you peace and comfort. ”
24 of 34 | Posted by: Jane Fransen - Morrison, IL

“So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to Gary and the family. ”
25 of 34 | Posted by: Janet Green - Morrison, IL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Gary and all of Pat's family. We are so sorry for your loss. ”
26 of 34 | Posted by: Shawn and Grace Helgeson - CO

“I am so sorry. Pat was such a wonderful person. I probably would've never learned to sew or bake without her! Lucky for me, we were neighbors. ...Read More »
27 of 34 | Posted by: Calynn (Druce) Cook - Morris, IL

“Sorry for your loss. Prayers and thoughts to the family. ”
28 of 34 | Posted by: Gene and Char - Sterling, IL

“So sorry for your loss. ”
29 of 34 | Posted by: Mark & LaVonne Dykema - IL

“So sorry for your loss ”
30 of 34 | Posted by: Dawn House - Morrison, IL

“We will miss you ”
31 of 34 | Posted by: Jon, Ann, Molly, and Beau Brackemyer

“Our sympathies to Gary, Sherri, Jeff, Scott and families on your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
32 of 34 | Posted by: Lance & Nina Helgeson - Chicago

“Sorry for your loss ”
33 of 34 | Posted by: Darrell and Suzy Kuehl - Morrison, IL

“Gary and Family, We are thinking of all of you. May God give you comfort in this difficult time. Just remember, Pat is in a far better place...Read More »
34 of 34 | Posted by: Ken and Esther Huizenga - IL

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Patricia "Pat" A. Folkers, age 68 of rural Lyndon died Sunday, May 4, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family.

Pat was born February 8, 1946 in Morrison the daughter of Paul and Evelyn (Whitmore) Daniels. She married Gary Folkers on December 10, 1966 in rural Sterling. Pat worked as a book keeper at Morrison Telephone Company and Mills Motor Ford Dealership in Morrison. She and Gary opened Five Star Enterprises in Morrison in 1981, where she not only kept the books but worked side by side with her husband operating the business. Pat enjoyed gardening, sewing, cooking and baking, and submitting items in local craft shows. She loved helping others and had a special love for animals.

Survivors include her husband Gary Folkers of rural Lyndon, one daughter Sherri (Daryl Fee) Dirks of Clinton, IA, two sons Jeff (Barb) Folkers of Morrison and Scott (Andrea) Folkers of Morrison, one brother Merle Daniels of rural Morrison, and five grandchildren Dustin, Ashlee, Travis, Marissa and Megan.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one sister Shirley.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 5-7 PM Thursday, May 8, 2014 at McDonald Funeral Home in Fulton, 1601 16th Avenue. Cremation rites have been accorded. A private inurnment at Cottonwood Cemetery will take place at a later date.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to Hospice of the Rock River Valley or the Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation.