Holyoke Enterprise, Holyoke, Colorado, April 27, 1972




Funeral services were held Friday, April 21, 1972 from the Zion Lutheran Church, Holyoke, for Raymond A. Folker, 66, who passed away April 19, 1972, at his home.


Pastor James Pomeroy officiated at the services. Interment was in Holyoke Memorial Park. Thompson Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.


Raymond A. Folker, son of Frederich and Anna Nutzmann Folker, was born September 24, 1905 at Bertrand, Nebraska. He was baptized on November 5, 1905, at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Bertrand, and confirmed in the faith November 22, 1927 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Amherst.


He was united in marriage to Evelyn E. Krueger on June 28, 1931, at Amherst, and to this union two sons were born.


They lived most of their married years in this area except for eight years during the time he was employed by the Intermountain Elevator Co. at Adams City.


He was preceded in death by his parents; Delmas, his older son; Vicki, an infant granddaughter; Lenora Rodeman, a sister, and Wayne Folker, a brother.


He is survived by his wife, Evelyn; a son, Ardean, Longmont; a former daughter-in-law, Mrs. Shirley Hayes, Littleton; four sisters, Mrs. Carl Krueger, Mrs. Eunice Bishop, Mrs. Myrna Weyerts and Mrs. Elva Wiggins; one brother, Rex, Los Angeles, California; four grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.





Raymond A. Folker

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