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Helen L. Folz April 4, 1931 - Sept. 16, 2008

WILLMAR -- Helen Louise Folz, 77, of Willmar, died Tuesday at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Willmar. Burial will be in the Cloverleaf Memorial Cemetery in Willmar.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home in Willmar and for one hour prior to the service at the church.

She was born April 4, 1931, in Willmar, to August and Mary (Manley) Fenske. She grew up in Willmar and graduated from Willmar High School in 1949.

She married Murville "Lefty" Folz on Oct. 14, 1954, and they lived in Willmar. She worked for Chet's Red & White Grocery Store, Buttrey's Store and later was a Avon salesperson for 15 years. She was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church and was involved in many church activities.

She is survived by two sons: Paul (and Kristy) Folz of Spring Grove and David (and Tammy) Folz of Willmar and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1983; a son: Mark; a son in infancy; and two brothers.