Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 12, 2013

Janet Folkertsma

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — TRAVERSE CITY — Janet Folkertsma, aged 97, went to be with her Lord on Friday, Nov. 9, 2013.

Janet was preceded in death by her husband, Duke; son, Jim; and granddaughter, Sari Jane McCleary. Janet is survived by daughter, Jan(Phil) McCleary; grandson, Steve McCleary; granddaughter Stacy (Erek) Prokos; and great-grandsons, Nick, Ryan and Tanner.

Janet lived for the past five years at Bay Ridge Assisted Living Center until her death and loved being there. Janet’s family would like to thank the staff at Bay Ridge for their loving kindness and wonderful care. Janet’s family would also like to thank Hospice of Michigan for their sweet support and care to not only Janet but her family. A special Thanks to Connie, Kathy, Cindy, Jessica, Chaplain Ron White and Betty.

There will be a memorial service in Grand Rapids on Friday Nov. 15 2013.

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