Wayne Falk


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Posted Online: Jan. 23, 2013, 5:35 pm
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Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Wayne William Falk, 93, of Omaha, Neb., died on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Funeral services were Jan. 8 at Benson Presbyterian Church, Omaha, and military honors were by American Legion Post No. 1. Memorials may be made to The General and Mrs. Curtis E. LeMay Foundation.
He was born on May 5, 1919. He was a World War II veteran.
He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Ruth; sons, Kenton (Peggy) Falk, Jefferson City, Mo., and Bruce (Leigh) Falk, Arlington, Neb.; daughters, Teresa Falk (Pete Facundo), Rock Island, and Nancy Streitz, Bellevue, Neb.; grandchildren, Heidi (Brian) Beert, Geneseo, Carrie (Bruce) Allison, Moline, Brianne (Erik) Sandberg, Rochester, Minn., and Cody Falk, Arlington; great-grandchildren, Haley, Gunnar and Kiersta Beert, and Gretchen and Gavin Grace; sister, Lunetta Hutchinson, Lincoln, Neb.; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by parents, William and Bessie Skinner Falk; and sister, Joyce Harter.












 



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