EDNA LAURA (STAVELAND) FOLKERTS
October 3, 1930 ~ October 1, 2016
"Edna's caring nature and love of family leaves a
wonderful example of what humans can be."
Edna Laura (Staveland) Folkerts, 85, of Vancouver, WA, passed away Oct. 1, 2016. She was born in Reedsport, OR and lived on a farm on the Smith River. Edna went to Smith River School for 6 years and then moved to Reedsport to complete grade school and high school.
Edna attended Oregon State for her RN Nursing degree.
She immediately married Alfred Folkerts and worked at the Vancouver Memorial Hospital ER while raising 3 sons.
Edna loved playing solitaire, flowers, sewing, reading, the Oregon Symphonic band, and helping people.
Surviving her are husband, Alfred, of 61 years; her 3 sons: Mark (Sue), Gary (Deborah), and Dale; and her four grandchildren: Lauren, Stefanie, Amy, and Matthew.
A Memory of Life service will be held at 12:30, Sat., Oct. 29th at Evergreen Memorial Garden in Vancouver, WA. Burial was held at Willamette National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may go to: Mature Learning at Clark College Foundation Scholarship fund, CCF 39, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663.
Please sign her guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits