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Wesley Folkestad

Wesley E. Folkestad

Friday, December 17th, 1954 Monday, July 29th, 2019

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Obituary for Wesley E. Folkestad

On behalf of our family, we are saddened to share Wesley Edward Folkestad, born December 17, 1954, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes July 29, 2019 in Coon Rapids, MN at the age of 64. Wesley "Wes" will be deeply missed by his loving wife Colleen (Hartley) Folkestad.

Wes also leaves behind son Nathan (Laura) Folkestad and grandson Grant Folkestad; daughter Bonnie (Richie) Winn and granddaughter Hazel Winn; siblings Richard (Colleen) Folkestad, Keith Folkestad, Audrey (Terry) Wellman, Carrie Olson, Debbie Sowada; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

Wes is preceded in death by his father Wilfred Folkestad, mother LaVon (Shermer) Sowada and siblings Scott Folkestad, Daniel and Derrell Sowada.

Wes took great pride in being a member of the Painters Union, Local 386. He will be remembered and missed by many friends within this brotherhood.

Everyone who knew Wes knows that he loved to talk and tell a good story; we will all remember his detailed storytelling and playful manner.

His service will be held at 10:30 Monday, August 5, 2019, with visitation one hour prior at Kozlak-Radulovich Funeral Chapel, 1385 107th Ave NE, Blaine. In lieu of flowers, contributions to https://www.gofundme.com/wesley-folkestad-memorial-fund appreciated.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, August 5th, 2019 | 9:30am - 10:30am
    Kozlak-Radulovich Blaine Chapel
    1385 - 107th Avenue NE.
    Blaine, MN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, August 5th, 2019
    9:30am - 10:30am
  • Memorial Service

    Monday, August 5th, 2019 | 10:30am
    Kozlak-Radulovich Blaine Chapel
    1385 - 107th Avenue NE.
    Blaine, MN
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, August 5th, 2019
    Pastor David Folkerts

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Sandra Schmitz

My cuz Wes...what memories I have of you back when we were 18 and 20 you living on medicine lake. You always treated me like a little sister. It's sad you live so close and never hooked up I live in Coon Rapids so close. You had such a gentle soul God bless your family and what they are going threw. and peace on your soul
Sandra (Folkestad) Schmitz
Comment | Posted at 12:56pm via Condolence

Elizabeth Adams

Sorry to hear about Wes he was a great guy, sending my condolences
Comment | Posted at 03:40pm via Condolence

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