Nola Folen, 1962-2019

Published 1:00 am Saturday, July 27, 2019

A gathering of family and friends for Nola Folen, 56, of Albert Lea will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home. Online condolences are welcome at

Nola Folen

Nola died Sunday, July 21, 2019, at her home.

Nola Rae Folen was born Oct. 2, 1962, in Albert Lea, the daughter of Lyle and Audrey (Terrill) Folen. In September 1984, Nola moved to REM in Albert Lea and began working for Cedar Valley Services. She retired from Cedar Valley in 2015 after 31 years of service.

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Nola was an active member of LIFE Center of Freeborn County and enjoyed going to their dances. She liked singing, listening to music, going for walks and going to the park. Nola loved watching movies — “Hocus Pocus” was her absolute favorite.

Nola is survived by several brothers and sisters.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Audrey, in 1964; father, Lyle; and foster parents Roland and Evelyn Trogstad.