Orda Folmar


Orda Folmar, 87, of Tonto Basin, Ariz. died Sept. 15, 2000 in Brady, Texas. She was born on Dec. 12, 1912.

Mrs. Folmar married J.B. (Red) Folmar in Aspen, Colo. in 1938. They were married for 47 years. Orda was a past Boy Scout leader and 4-H leader in Globe. She was one of the original founding members of the Gila County Home Extension Service and a past state president of the Extension Service. She resided in Tonto Basin for 40 years and retired after 12 years as Postmaster of Tonto Basin Post Office. She moved to Brady, Texas in 1991 to be close to her children, where she was a member of the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include daughters, Ruth, Leona, and Carol Ann; son, Kenny Bill Folmar; 12 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Inurnment will be at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the Tonto Basin Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the Tonto Basin Cemetery.

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