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Marvin Jay Folkema

February 28, 1930 ~ April 20, 2022 (age 92)

Obituary

Mr. Marvin Jay Folkema, age 92 of Fremont, went Home to be with his Lord & Savior early Wednesday morning, April 20, 2022.  He was born on February 28, 1930 in Muskegon Heights, Michigan to John & Mamie (Bosscher) Folkema.  Marv had worked for Cook & Hager in Fremont for many years, and he also worked for many years at Sundor in Fremont, where he retired from on May 2, 1994.  He was a member of Second Christian Reformed Church in Fremont.  On October 24, 1956 he married Donna VanWylen and she survives him along with 2 children:  Morris (Lois) Folkema, Ruth (Ben) Huff, Jr.; daughter-in-law, Mary Folkema; 10 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandson; and 1 sister, Betty Harmsen.  Marv was preceded in death by his son, Roger Folkema on November 29, 2020; sisters & brothers & their spouses:  Clara & Harry Vandenberg, Gertrude & John Dykstra, Dorothy and husbands John Scott & Henry Koning, Jeanette and husbands Marinus (M.J.) Meeuwenberg & William Buchanan, John J. Folkema & wives Anne, June, & Mae, Harold & Harriet Folkema, & Nelvin Harmsen.  The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at Second Christian Reformed Church in Fremont with Pastor Dan Brouwer officiating.  Visitation will also be at the church from 10-11 AM on Saturday.  Interment will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Fremont.  Suggested Memorials:  The Fremont Area Community Foundation for either the Fremont Christian School Endowment Fund, or for the Second Christian Reformed Church Endowment Fund.  You can sign the online guest book at www.kroeze-wolffis.com.  Arrangements are by Kroeze-Wolffis Funeral Home, Inc. of Fremont.

             

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
April 23, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Second Christian Reformed Church
600 Apache Drive
Fremont, MI 49412

Funeral Service
Saturday
April 23, 2022

11:00 AM
Second Christian Reformed Church
600 Apache Drive
Fremont, MI 49412

Donations

Fremont Christian School Endowment Fund at the Fremont Area Community Foundation
4424 W. 48th Street, Fremont MI 49412

Second Christian Reformed Church Endowment Fund at the Fremont Area Community Foundation
4424 W. 48th Street, Fremont MI 49412

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