North American Missing Persons Network
Kathaleen Elizabeth Folk-Hine

Above Image: Folk-Hine

Vital Statistics at Time of Disappearance

  • Missing Since: January 15, 1972 from Parrish, Manatee County, Florida
  • Classification: Endangered Missing
  • Date Of Birth: August 29, 1920
  • Age: 51
  • Height: 5'3"
  • Weight: 110-125 lbs.
  • Hair Color: Brown
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Race: White
  • Gender: Female
  • Distinguishing Characteristics: Tanned complexion.
    Small feet (size 4-5). Deep smallpox vaccination scar on
    left upper arm. Vertical cesarean section scar on abdomen.
    Wears prescription sunglasses. Pierced ears. During a six
    year period, she had a dozen operations resulting in scarring.
    Partial bottom dental plate.
  • Medical Conditions: RH Negative blood type. Wears a
    wig due to a hereditary hair deformity. Lung disorder,
    arthritis in back.
  • Clothing: Dark-colored sweater, light blue Levi jeans.
  • Jewelry: Plain gold wedding band on left hand, watch
    with a black band.
  • AKA: "Kay"
  • NCIC Number: M-772886220
  • Case Number: 020052483

  • Details of Disappearance
    Folk-Hine, a mother of 5 children, was supposed to go to the Manatee County Fair in Palmetto, FL on January 15, 1972. She was a fair committee member and was going to help out at the poultry barn. Her husband told law enforcement that she was last seen at the Manatee County Fairgrounds. Folk-Hine left behind her children, dozens of animals, her purse, her glasses and medicine.

    Two of her children, now grown, believe that she was murdered. Foul play is suspected.

    Investigating Agency
    If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
    Manatee County Sheriff's Office
    (941) 747-3011

    Source Information
    The Doe Network
    The Family of Kathaleen Folk-Hine