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Service Friday for Annabelle 'Ann' Folk

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Annabelle “Ann” Folk, age 90 of Chesterton, Indiana passed away on Friday, August 18, 2017, in Milton, Florida.

She was born on December 23, 1926, in Gary, Indiana, to Cecil and Mabel (Crowe) Kirkby.

She is survived by her children, Becky (Doug) Fekete of Mesa, Arizona, John (Carol) Walsh of Tucson, Arizona, Patrick (Julie) Walsh of Chesterton, Bud (Narintorn) Walsh of Milton, Florida and Tim (Stacey) Walsh of Chesterton, 11 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, James Walsh; second husband, Charles Folk; sons, Daniel and William Walsh and brother, Larry Kirkby.

Ann was a lifelong area resident and a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She was a Weight Watchers leader for 16 years, sang in the church choir and was an excellent seamstress.

A memorial mass will be held on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Father Jon Plavcan officiating.

Memorial visitation will be held at the church from 10:00 am until the time of mass at 10:30 am. Memorial donations may be made to St. Patrick Catholic Church.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 9/6/2017




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