Opal Folkers

Opal Folkers was born June 17, 1933 and passed away Monday, August 30, 2021 at the age of 88 years from a short illness, at the Jefferson Community Health Center. Opal was born in Elkart, KS to Alva and Hazel (Rathbun) Bartlett and baptized at the age of 12 years old in the Odell Methodist Church. Her father Alva passed away when Opal was seven months old leaving her mother Hazel to raise Opal and her siblings in Odell where she graduated from Odell High School in 1951.
Opal married Noel (Buster) Folkers on July 20, 1952 in Wymore, at the Methodist Church. To this union, two children were born: son, Randy and daughter Jan. Buster and Opal...


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