Obituary: Lillian Erna Folkerts Gilbert

Lillian Erna Folkerts Gilbert, 96, died April 1, 2016, at Asbury Park in Newton. She was born Nov. 1, 1919, in Timkin to George and Margarita (Josefiak) Folkerts.

On Dec. 15, 1941, she married Max H. Gilbert at Pawnee Rock, and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia and her husband Lester of Leesburg, Fla.; son, Mark and his wife Cindy Gilbert of Newton, Iowa; and daughter, Shelly and Ted Blosser of Wichita. She also is survived by six grandchildren, Keith Berkey, Angela Berkey Shriner, Todd Gilbert, Tyler Blosser, Katelynn Blosser and Kirstin Blosser; and two great-grandchildren, Kalli Shriner and Kohen Shriner.Mrs.-Gilbert

Lillian was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and five sisters.

Funeral service was April 6 at Zion Lutheran Church Newton, with the Rev. Aaron Filipek presiding. Visitation was at Zion Lutheran Church in Newton. Burial at Peace Lutheran Cemetery in Rural Albert, Kansas.

Memorials are suggested to Zion Lutheran Church, Peace Lutheran Church or Good Shepherd Hospice in care of Petersen Funeral Home.

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