Hulda May Folkert
September 2, 1919 – April 3, 2017
Hulda May Folkert, 97, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 3, 2017, at American House in Holland, Michigan. Hulda was born in 1919 to Henry and Hattie Rigterink. She was a graduate of Hope College with a degree in education, was an active member of Overisel Reformed Church, served as a Sunday school teacher and in the women’s ministry.
Hulda was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Irvin Folkert in January 2016, a grandson, Bretton Folkert in August 2016 and brothers Jay Rigterink, Merle Rigterink and Raymond Rigterink. She is survived by her children David (Jane) Folkert, Alan (Judi) Folkert, Carl (Barbara) Folkert; 12 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and by many nieces and nephews. Hulda is also survived by her brother-in-law Wayne Folkert.
A celebration of her life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15, at Overisel Reformed Church, 4706 142nd Ave., Holland, Michigan 49423. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday, April 14, at Lakeshore Memorial Services, 11939 James Street, Holland. Memorial contributions may be made to The Bible League International, 3801 Eagle Nest Dr., Crete, IL. 60417.
Please visit www.lakeshorememorial.com to leave a message or memory for the Folkert family.
- Celebration of Life Saturday, April 15, 2017
- Visitation Friday, April 14, 2017