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Christine Folkers

June 10, 1924 — December 7, 2013

Chenoa - Christine E. Folkers, 89 of rural Chenoa passed
away at 4:02

a.m. on December 7, 2013 at her residence, surrounded by her
family. She
was born June 10, 1924 in Pontiac a daughter of Adolph and Mayme

Ryerson. She married Kenneth Folkers on September 1, 1946 in

Pontiac. He died October 2, 2009.

Survivors include her 4 daughters;  Constance (Charles)
Webber, Oak

Brook, Cynthia Baumgardner, Minonk, Eloise (Ralph) Foote, and

(Peter) Roth both of Bloomington; 13 grandchildren: Kevin

Webber, Stephanie (Steve) Heerdt, Margaret Anderson, Katherine

Christine (Thomas) Johnson, Jill (Timothy) Bark, Daniel Foote,

(Ashlie) Foote, Anna Roth, Amanda (Jonathan) Zietlow, Lucille

Loucks, Michael and Jacob Roth; 11 great grandchildren: Liliana

Isabella Webber, Ethan Heerdt, Elliot Anderson, Abigail, Wesley

Emmaline Johnson, Willow Bark, Ashley Roth, Syler Zietlow and


She was preceded in death by her husband, 2 sisters and 3

Christine was a member of Salem Church, Gridley, Gideons

Meadows Mennonite Home Board of Directors, and Light and Life Home

Studies for prisoners.

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

Salem Church, Gridley. Rev. Stuart Rex will officiate. Visitation
will be

on Friday from 4 to 8 at Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, El Paso

for one hour prior to services on Saturday at the church. Burial
will be

in Waldo Twp. Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to Salem Church, 4925E
1250N Rd.,

Gridley, IL 61744, Gideons International, 907 Debra Ln. Pontiac IL

or Advocate BroMenn Hospice, 1304 Franklin Ave., Normal, IL

Online condolences may be sent to her family at

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