Donald Joseph Folz

McHENRY – Donald Joseph Folz, 79, of McHenry, died Wednesday, July 10, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born March 8, 1934, in Chicago, to Joseph and Anna (Benda) Folz. On Feb. 15, 1958, he married Arlys E. Wright in Park Ridge. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force. Formerly of Chicago, Don had been a resident of McHenry since 1970. He owned and operated his own restaurant with his wife for 28 years in McHenry called Don's Submarine.
Survivors include his wife, Arlys, of 55 years; a son, Ronald E. Folz; five grandchildren; and a brother, Bob (Elizabeth) Smith.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sons, Donald Joseph Folz Jr. in 1960 and Verne Dean "Dino" Folz in 2002.
There will be a celebration of life on July 27. Please contact Ron Folz for further information.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, memorials would be appreciated to the family in care of Arlys Folz, McHenry Bank & Trust, Attn: Rose Smith.
Arrangements entrusted to Justen Funeral Home & Crematory. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400 or visit, where friends may leave an online condolence message for the family.

Funeral Home

Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road McHenry, IL 60050
(815) 385-2400
Published in the Northwest Herald on July 19, 2013