Mrs.Mae V. Folkema age 78 of Ensley Twp., Sand Lake, Michigan Formerly of George,
Iowa died Friday March 22, 2002 at Spectrum Health-Blodgett Campus, Grand Rapids, MI .
She was born Mae Violet Siebrands in George, Iowa the daughter of Minnie (Goldhorn) and
William Siebrands on June 22, 1923. She married John J. Folkema on August 7, 1993 in
Grant, Michigan. She was a Elementary School Teacher for George, Iowa Public School
system until her retirement. She was a member of Grant Christian Reformed Church,
was a volunteer at Love Inc., and a member of the Dorcas Society of the Church.
She is survived by her husband John Folkema, her nephews Alan & Beth Siebrands of
Good Thunder, MN and Dwayne Siebrands of Sheldon, IA, her sisters-in-law Georgia
Siebrands of Phoenix, AZ, Donna Kruse, Margaret Kruse, Arlys Kruse, Five
great nephews & nieces, her step children Bob & Joanie Folkema of Jenison, MI,
Bev & Jim Felkey of Wyoming, MI, Fred & Faye Folkema of Sand LaKe, MI,
Tim & Sherry Folkema of Casnovia, MI, Dan & Sharon Folkema of Fremont, MI,
Jane & Doug Walstra of Grove City, OH, seventeen grandchildren, eleven
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A. M. from the Grant Christian Reformed Church,
MI, on Monday, March 25, 2002 with Rev. Case Van Wyk officiating. Visitation 2-5 P.M.
March 24 at McKinley Chapel, Grant. For memorials please consider the Grant Christian
Church. Additional services will be held in at the Bolin Funeral Home in George, IA
with interment in the Hope Reformed Church Cemetery in George, IA.
McKinley Funeral Home, Grant, 231-834-5613.