William D. Folowell
1948 - 2021
April 29, 1948
April 22, 2021
William D. Folowell
William "Bill" D. Folowell, 72, of DeKalb died Thursday, April 22, 2021 at NW Medicine- Kishwaukee Hospital.
Bill worked for the Sycamore School District in their maintenance department, retiring after 38 years of service. He enjoyed working on cars, woodworking and collecting die-cast cars.
Survivors include his wife, Debra; grandson, Dylan Folowell; daughter-in-law, Karen Folowell; sister, Sharon Watts; brother-in-law, John Ernest and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, William "Bill" P.; two brothers, Thomas Glen and Robert Folowell; and his sister, Donna White.
His graveside service will be private. Burial will take place at the Genoa Cemetery.
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Arrangements were completed by the Slater-Butala Funeral Home, 132 W. Main St., Genoa, IL. 60135.

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Published by The MidWeek News from Apr. 26 to Apr. 27, 2021.
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I worked with Billy for many years at the Administration Building of Sycamore Schools. He was such a joy! Always a fun smile on his face! I'm so sorry for your loss. He will be missed!
Kathy Sloniker
May 6, 2021
I was a teacher for 16 years at the junior high in Sycamore. "Bill" always greeted me with his friendly smile,(made my day). Thank you bill.
Robert Bowker
May 2, 2021
Bill, thank you for everything you have done for myself and your beautiful family! Debbie my sincere condolences to you and your family! ❤
Jeffery Hooker
April 28, 2021
Bill was a really nice guy. I am sure he will be missed by many
Craig Bordner
April 27, 2021
Many thoughts and prayers to the entire Folowell family. Bill was a great classmate and super great guy to know.
James (Mike) Moran
April 27, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Chelly & Karl Benzinger
April 26, 2021
So sorry to hear about Bill, Deb. There are no words to make this easier, but may God bless you with peace, comfort, and good memories of a life well-lived... Think of you often... Love, Chris
Christine Hacker
April 25, 2021
So sorry to read this: I pray as the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Mary Espy-Hayes
April 24, 2021