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Alma Bernice Follis

February 19, 1927 June 16, 2017
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Alma Follis
Feb. 19, 1927 – June 16, 2017

Alma Follis, 90, of Brookings, passed away in Coos Bay, Ore. on June 16, 2017.

Alma was born February 19, 1927 in Portland, Ore. to Jacob & Katherine (Miller) Bostron. Her grandfather had immigrated to the United States from Russia. She grew up in Portland and graduated from Jefferson High School. Alma attended two years at Oregon State University. She married Kenneth Follis on Dec. 4, 1948. Alma had a lifelong interest in genealogy and spent many years researching and compiling information for her family.

Survivors include her children, Kenneth Follis Jr., Keith Follis, Kathy Chassereau (Steve), Kevin Follis, and Kristina Follis; grandchildren, Christopher Gaines, Annie Gaines, Melissa Follis, Bryan Follis and Jacob Follis; great granddaughter Emma Mayhue-Gaines. Alma was preceded in death by her husband after 58 years of marriage and a son, Kerry.

Private inurnment will be at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Ore.
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