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educator , farmer

Kenneth Lee Folkerts, American farmer, educator. Recipient Golden Poet award World of Poetry, 1990, Conservation award Goodyear/NACD, 1996. Member board education Panhandle Unit School District 2, Raymond, Illinois, since 1993; treasurer St. Raymond's Catholic Cemetery, since 1991. Member Knights of Columbus (deputy grand knight).

Background

Folkerts, Kenneth Lee was born on July 12, 1950 in Litchfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Lester William and Hildegarde Christine (Haarstick) Folkerts.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, Eastern Illinois University, 1972. Master of Arts with distinction, Eastern Illinois University, 1973.

Career

Grain sampler Rieke Elevator & Supply, Nokomis, Illinois, 1968-1973. Map librarian Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, 1972-1973. Map editor Lincoln Lake Environmental Impact Study, 1972-1973.

Part-time instructor Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield, Illinois, since 1984. Supervisor Rountree Township, Nokomis, 1985-1997. Farmer Harvel, Illinois, since 1973.

Board directors Morrisonville (Illinois) Farmers Cooperative, 1974-1987, president, 1976-1980.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor poetry to magazines.

Membership

Member board education Panhandle Unit School District 2, Raymond, Illinois, since 1993. Treasurer St. Raymond's Catholic Cemetery, since 1991. Member Knights of Columbus (deputy grand knight).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Bowling, reading, travel.

Connections

Married Lucinda Marie DeBrun, February 5, 1982. Children: Megan LaFollette, Marissa Renee.

father:
Lester William Folkerts

mother:
Hildegarde Christine (Haarstick) Folkerts

spouse:
Lucinda Marie DeBrun

child:
Megan LaFollette Folkerts

child:
Marissa Renee Folkerts