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Della Folkert

January 6, 1918 - September 21, 2015
Holland, MI



Friday, September 25, 2015
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Hamilton Reformed Church
3554 Lincoln Rd
Hamilton, MI


Saturday, September 26, 2015
11:00 AM EDT
Hamilton Reformed Church
3554 Lincoln Rd
Hamilton, MI


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Cran Hill Ranch Scholarship Fund
14444 17 Mile Rd
Rodney, MI 49342

Life Story / Obituary


Della H. Folkert age 97 of Holland died Monday, September 21, 2015 at Holland Community Hospital.

Born in Laketown Township for many years Della was employed in the kitchen at The Warm Friend.

She was a longtime member of Hamilton Reformed Church and was a member of the Mission Circle, Ladies Aid as well as a past Catechism teacher.

Della loved bowling and was a member of a bowling league in Zeeland up until she turned 90 years old.,

She also enjoyed traveling, camping and fishing and most important her family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Francis Folkert in 1991 as well as daughters, Ardeth Hook in 1991, Vivian Dubbink in 2010, son, Lynn Folkert in 2001 and grandson, Jonathan Folkert in 1999.

Della is survived by her children; Dale (Sharon) Folkert of Grand Rapids, Mark (Mary) Folkert of Hamilton, 10 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, sons-in-law, Russell Dubbink of Hamilton, Steve (Norma) Hook of Zeeland, daughter-in-law, Charlotte Folkert of Lansing, MI., sisters, Hermina Veldhoff of Hamilton, Lois Becksvoort of Holland, Betty (Ken) Lemmen of Holland, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held, Saturday, 11:00AM at Hamilton Reformed Church, 3554 Lincoln Rd. with Rev. Larry Le Poire officiating. Burial will be in Graafschap Cemetery. Friends may call on the family Friday, 4:00-8:00PM also at the church.

Memorial gifts may be given to Cran Hill Ranch Scholarship Fund.