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Kent Follett

Kent Follett Obituary
Kent A. Follett, age 79 of Tierra Verde, FL, and New Buffalo, MI, passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 28, 2017. Formerly of River Forest, IL. Mr. Follett was a graduate of St. John's Military Academy, a U.S. Army veteran, and President of Follett Educational Services, his family business, where he served from 1960 to 2003. Always an avid boater (a longtime member of Paw Paw Lake Yacht Club), photographer and music lover, Kent became an entertainment photographer (founder of Fotos by Folletts) after his retirement. He also actively supported the music industry with The Sessions.org and Little Kids Rock.org. Kent was preceded in death by his parents Charles "Laddie" and Ruth Follett. He is survived by his beloved wife of 25 years Julie "Jules" Grove Danza Follett; Brother Ross (Karen) Follett; Daughters Sharon (Kerry) Dotson, Candace (Frank) Gentile and Linda (Dan) Melin; Son Thomas "T.J." Danza; Grandchildren Culley (Jenny) Dotson and Jamie Dotson; Kristie (Richard) Suwinski; Vanessa (Marcus) Suarez, Francis (Michelle) Gentile and Alexandra Gentile; Lance, Jennifer, Suzanne and Hannah Melin; Great grandchildren Cailey, Briana and Brayden Dotson; Isabella and Richard Suwinski and Luciana Suarez Visitation will be Friday, June 2 from 3-9pm at HURSEN FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, SW corner of Roosevelt & Mannheim Roads, Hillside/Westchester. Funeral on Saturday, June 3 at 10:30am Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1101 Manchester Ave, Westchester, IL 60154. Entombment Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery. Kent's family will be hosting a reception after the funeral. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kent's memory at www.LittleKidsRock.org would be appreciated.For Info 800-562-0082 or www.hursen.com
Published in a Chicago Tribune Media Group Publication from May 31 to June 1, 2017
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