Phillip J. Folan, 52, Almond, owner of the Almond Village Market, died unexpectedly Saturday, April 8, 2000, at St. Michael’s Hospital.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish in Almond with the Rev. Charles Hiebl officiating. Interment will be in the Almond Village Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the church from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and on Wednesday, an hour before the services. An American Legion service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.
Hardell-Holly Funeral Home of Almond is assisting the family with arrangements.
Mr. Folan was born Dec. 28, 1947, in Chicago, a son of the late Phillip P. and Ruth (Gutke) Folan.
He was married to Yvonne “Eve” Fike on Nov. 5, 1977, in Oceanside, Calif.
He served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 20 years, retiring as a gunnery sergeant. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the 3rd Marine Division from 1967-68.
He was a member of Mead-Rath-Gutke American Legion Post 336 in Almond, a member of the Almond Rod and Gun Club and was a hunter’s safety instructor. He was also a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association.
He was the owner of the Almond Village Market and also worked as truck driver for H.O. Wolding, Amherst, for the past seven years.
Survivors include his wife; one son, James, Stevens Point; four daughters, Valerie and Lindsay, at home, Davina (Al) Samson, Waupaca, and Dalina (Ty) Foster, Louisville, Ohio; one sister, Patricia (Bud) Leary, Almond; two brothers, Dan (Diane), Almond, and David (Michelle), Waupaca; and four grandchildren.