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Louis Folken


Louis C. "Louie" Folken,
92, of Anamosa, died Thursday, March 23, 2017, at Anamosa Care Center, where he had made his home the past year and a half. Simple graveside service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, at Springville Cemetery. Arrangements with Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids.
He is survived by his children, Carolyn Paulson of Sioux Falls, S.D., Louis A. (Laurie) Folken of Walker, John Folken and Kathy (Mike) Schmidt of Springville and Steven Folken of Viola; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Marilyn Schmidt of Marion and Dee Ihlenfeldt of Anamosa; sisters-in-law, Rosie Folken of Monticello and Betty Schnepp of Kalamazoo, Mich.; many nieces and nephews; and his "girls" from Anamosa Care Center, who took such good care of him.
Louie was born March 15, 1925, the third son of John and Margaret (Albers) Folken. He married Beulah Frasher on April 19, 1945, at St. Paul Lutheran Parsonage in Anamosa. They enjoyed 70 years together.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents; grandson, Jay Schmidt; son-in-law, Rick Paulson; daughter-in-law, Shirley Folken; and brothers, Henry "Hank," Edward and Donald Folken.
Condolences may be sent to the family at Kathy Schmidt, 106 First St., Springville, IA 52336.
Please share your support and memories with Louie's family on his tribute wall at www.stewartbaxter.com under obituaries.