Obituary for Jessie C. Folcik

Jessie C. Folcik, age 97, of Northfield, formerly of Hudson, FL, passed away Friday, August 25, 2017, at Northfield Hospital Long Term Care. Jessie was born June 3, 1920 the daughter of Ignatius and Katherine Krzeminski in Detroit, Michigan. She attended and graduated from high school in Detroit. Jessie then worked for a local bakery before going to work as a riveter at Willow Run in Ypsilanti, MI which was a manufacturing complex constructed by the Ford Motor Company for the mass production of aircraft, especially the B-24 Liberator heavy bomber. She was united in marriage to Alexander Folcik on […]

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Jessie C. Folcik, age 97, of Northfield, formerly of Hudson, FL, passed away Friday, August 25, 2017, at Northfield Hospital Long Term Care.

Jessie was born June 3, 1920 the daughter of Ignatius and Katherine Krzeminski in Detroit, Michigan. She attended and graduated from high school in Detroit. Jessie then worked for a local bakery before going to work as a riveter at Willow Run in Ypsilanti, MI which was a manufacturing complex constructed by the Ford Motor Company for the mass production of aircraft, especially the B-24 Liberator heavy bomber. She was united in marriage to Alexander Folcik on January 1, 1944 while he was on leave. The couple moved to Fresno, CA. After receiving his honorable discharge, they returned to Detroit and following retirement, moved to Hudson. Alexander died February 16, 2010. In 2013, Jessie moved to Northfield to be closer to family.

Jessie enjoyed cross stitch, crocheting and other crafts.

She is survived by her two sons Dale (Joanne) of Webster, Brian (Kathleen) of Eastman, WI, five grandchildren, three great grandchildren and a brother Ted Kingford of Orlando, FL. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents and sisters Lillian, Irene and Jean.

Funeral services will be at Church of St. Dominic on Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at 10:30 AM. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service in the church. Jessie will be laid to rest next to her husband at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida. Arrangements by Bierman Funeral Home. biermanfuneralhome.com.

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Funeral

10:30 AM - August 29, 2017


Visitation One Hour Before Service
Church of St. Dominic - Northfield
104 Linden St N Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

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