March 14, 1911 - Jan. 25, 2007
Gladys Folkman, 95, died Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at Avalon Square. She was born in Kinmundy, Ill., on March 14, 1911, to Isaac and Zetta (nee Mulvaney) Boston.
She enjoyed gardening, sewing and crocheting. Friends may remember Gladys from 20 years of growing and selling vegetables on the Boston Farm in the town of Genesee. Gladys was a member of the Evangelical & Reformed United Church of Christ for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Louis Folkman, on March 20, 1984.
She is survived by her nieces, Barbara (Richard) Liskowitz of Waukesha, Betty (Dr. Melvin) Leeder of Waukesha, Mildred (Russell) Law of Illinois and Maxine (Al) Lafratta of Florida; great-nephew, Wayne Meredith of Mukwonago; great-nieces, Lana (Randy) Ness of Green Bay and Linda (Ken) Lurvey of Dousman; and many other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Louis, she was preceded in death by her sisters and brothers, Eva, Ruth, Edna, Cordelia, LaVern, Albert, Edmund, Louie and Marion.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service Monday, Jan. 29, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Prairie Home Cemetery. Please meet at the cemetery office.
If desired, memorials to Avalon Square, 222 Park Place, Waukesha, WI 53186, are appreciated.
The family would like to thank her wonderful neighbors, Steve and Barbara Berndt and Bill and Judy Wegehaupt, who, by their kindness and helpful ways, allowed Gladys to stay in her own home in her later years, and also to the staff at LindenGrove Health Care and Avalon Square for their special care of Gladys.
Randle-Dable Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 547-4035 or visit www.randledable.com to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.