Doris Ann Folkers

Doris Ann Folkers age 93 of Hartington, Nebraska died on Friday, October 01, 2021 at the Arbor Care Center in Hartington, NE.

Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Hartington with the Rev. Owen Korte officiating. Burial will be at St. Michael’s cemetery in Hartington.  Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5-7:00 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.  Visitation will continue on Wednesday at church one hour prior to services.   Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home in Hartington.

Pallbearers will be Donald Bauman, Wade Cunningham, James Pitman, Zachary Bauman, Miles Bauman, and Kelli Jacobs.

Doris Ann was born on February 4, 1928 in Bow Valley, NE to Anton John and Eleanor Elizabeth (Kathol) Noecker.  She grew up in the Bow Valley area and attended Wynot High School and graduated from Holy Trinity High School in 1945. She married LeRoy M. Folkers on November 20, 1947 in Hartington, NE.  She and LeRoy lived in Hartington until she moved to Yankton in 2005.  LeRoy had died on December 8, 1996.  Doris worked for Spark Drug and then for Buchanan Drug Store for 34 years.  She then worked for Beverly Health Care in the activities department for 17 years.

Doris was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Christian Mothers and a former member of St. Benedicts Catholic Church in Yankton, SD.  She like to quilt and do embroidery work, enjoyed reading and gardening.

Doris is survived by her three daughters Jacquelyn Kahler of Yankton, SD, Jayne Onstott of Newcastle, NE, Judy (Mason) Neville of Ocala, FL; five grandchildren, five great grandchildren; one great grandchild; sisters-in-law Lorna Noecker of Logan, IA, Carol Noecker of Yankton, SD.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband LeRoy, son Jeff Folkers, three sisters Rosemary Feilmeier, Leora Hedberg, and Delores Lammers; three brothers Marvin (Teresa) Noecker, Larry Noecker, and Leon Noecker.




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8 response to "Doris Ann Folkers"

  1. By: Marlys Hines Posted: October 1, 2021

    Doris was my neighbor and I loved visiting with her. She was such a wonderful lady and will be missed! I am glad that I did get to see her a few weeks ago. RIP peace sweet Doris.

  2. By: Diana K Lenhoff Posted: October 1, 2021

    Rest in Peace Doris. You were a nice lady. Enjoyed visiting with Doris along with my Mom. They were good friends.

  3. By: Misti Holsinger Posted: October 3, 2021

    She was a great woman. And was a very loving grandmother. She will be very missed and always in my heart.

  4. By: Patricia ( Stevens) Ticknor Posted: October 3, 2021

    To all the Folkers family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. Doris and LeRoy were such good friends to my parents. On behalf of myself and the whole Gene Stevens family our sincere condolences. You will be in our prayers.

  5. By: Patty Taylor Posted: October 4, 2021

    Rest in peace sweet lady. I will be praying for peace for your family. I will be here for your daughter Jacque and watch over her. We are a little worried about both of our Moms together in heaven, looking down on us with raised eyebrows.

  6. By: Judy McMillan Posted: October 4, 2021

    So sorry I cannot be with you Jayne and family during this time of need. Doris was a fine women with a sense of humor! Rest peacefully great lady.

  7. By: Vicky Roberts Posted: October 4, 2021

    My deepest sympathy to Doris’ family. She was a sweet, fun lady and a great neighbor. RIP Doris Ann

  8. By: Kay Gubbels Posted: October 6, 2021

    Such a fantastic lady!! She will be missed and leaves a void in many lives. Our loss here is a gain in heaven. I can almost hear her and Delores giggling.

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