Hulda Rigterink ’41 Folkert

Hulda Rigterink ’41 Folkert, 97, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 3, 2017, at American House in Holland.

Hulda was born in 1919 to Henry and Hattie Rigterink. She was a graduate of Hope College with a degree in education, was an active member of Overisel Reformed Church, served as a Sunday school teacher and in the women’s ministry.

Hulda was preceded in death by her husband of 71 years, Irvin Folkert in January 2016; a grandson, Bretton Folkert in August 2016; and brothers, Jay Rigterink, Merle Rigterink and Raymond Rigterink. She is survived by her children, David (Jane) Folkert, Alan (Judi) Folkert, Carl (Barbara) Folkert; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and by many nieces and nephews. Hulda is also survived by her brotherin- law, Wayne Folkert.

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