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James “Jim” Edgar Folsom

Jan 14, 2022

April 28, 1935 — January 12, 2022

James “Jim” Edgar Folsom, 86, of Ogden passed away Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at McKay-Dee Hospital of natural causes. Born April 28, 1935, in Williston, North Dakota, to Irl Edgar and Hattie Elizabeth Smith Folsom; he was the youngest of four children. He graduated in Oregon from Salem High School Class of 1954. Jim enlisted in the USAF and served during the Korean War.

He met Ella Long and they were married December 27, 1960. They raised four daughters together in Utah. Jim eventually retired in 1992 as a supervisor in aircraft mechanics from Hill Air Force Base in Layton. Jim and Ella loved camping together.

Jim is survived by his wife, Ella L. Folsom of Ogden; daughters, Robin (Armando) Izatt of Roy, Karry (Rusty) Larson of Farr West, Nan Shafer of Kearns, and Tammy (Randy) Bockas of North Ogden; 17 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren with one on the way; and sister, Joyce (Dean) Becker of Portland, OR. He was preceded in death by his parents, granddaughter, Starla Tucker; and two sisters, Betty Jean Folsom and Velma Louise Sundet.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. Friends may visit with family on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the mortuary. Interment, Lindquist’s Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd.

Condolences may be shared at: www.lindquistmortuary.com.