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Doris Ann Folkers

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HARTINGTON — Doris Ann Folkers, 93, Hartington, died Oct. 1, 2021, at the Arbor Care Center, Hartington.

Mass of Christian Burial will be Oct. 6, at 10:30 a.m., at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Hartington, with the Rev. Owen Korte officiating.

Burial will be at St. Michael’s Cemetery, Hartington.

Visitation was Tuesday at the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington. Visitation will continue Wednesday, at church, one hour prior to services.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Wintz Funeral Home, Hartington.

Pallbearers will be Donald Bauman, Wade Cunningham, James Pitman, Zachary Bauman, Miles Bauman and Kelli Jacob.

Doris Ann was born on Feb. 4, 1928, in Bow Valley, to Anton John and Eleanor Elizabeth (Kathol) Noecker. She grew up in the Bow Valley area and attended Wynot High School and graduated from Holy Trinity High School in 1945. She married LeRoy M. Folkers Nov. 20, 1947, in Hartington. She and LeRoy lived in Hartington until she moved to Yankton in 2005. LeRoy died Dec. 8, 1996.

Doris worked for Spark Drug and then for Buchanan Drug Store for 34 years. She then worked for Beverly Health Care in the activities department for 17 years.

Doris was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Christian Mothers and a former member of St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Yankton, S.D.

She liked to quilt and do embroidery work, and enjoyed reading and gardening.

Doris is survived by her three daughters, Jacquelyn Kahler, Yankton, S.D.; Jayne Onstott, Newcastle; and Judy (Mason) Neville, Ocala, Fla.; five grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; sisters-in-law, Lorna Noecker, Logan, Iowa, and Carol Noecker, Yankton, S.D.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, LeRoy; son, Jeff Folkers; three sisters, Rosemary Feilmeier, Leora Hedberg, and Delores Lammers; and three brothers Marvin (Teresa) Noecker, Larry Noecker and Leon Noecker.