Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Lloyd Falck - Gibson Lodge

Lloyd Falck

MELVIN – Lloyd Alfred Falck, 76, of Melvin died at 9:55 a.m. Sunday (March 4, 2012) at Gibson Area Hospital Annex in Gibson City.
His memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at St. Peter's Free Lutheran Church in Melvin. The Rev. John Brennan will officiate. Military rites will be held following the service. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. before the service at the church. Lamb Funeral Home in Gibson City is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Falck was born on May 11, 1935, in Fairbury, a son of Lloyd Edward and Dorothea T. Suntken Falck. He married Carol Ann Yowell on Jan. 27, 1956, and had four children. He married Diane (Fairley) McRae on Aug. 28, 1993. She survives in Melvin.
Also surviving are a son, Clark (Becky) Falck of Gibson City; three daughters, Kathy (Harold) Smith of Gifford, Linda (Chris) Dewey of Gibson City and Julie (Steve) Cordova of Delta, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Tamie McRae Porch of Melvin and Jennifer (Steve) Garr of Flat Rock, Mich.; three sisters, Eileen (Ken) Keller of Eddieville, Carol Sue Knake of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Marge (Paul) Vetter of Sibley; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two stepgrandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a great-grandson.
Mr. Falck graduated from Melvin-Sibley High School. He attended the University of Illinois in the veterinary program until called to service in the Army, where he served as a medic.
Mr. Falck served as an Illinois State Police trooper for 21 years and sheriff of Ford County for eight years. He also operated Falck Painting and Tree Trimming Service with his son.
He was a member of St. Peter's Free Lutheran Church in Melvin, the Martin Suntken VFW Post 244 and the Masonic Lodge 733 AF&AM.
Lloyd loved to hunt, fish, shoot and spend time with his family and friends.
Memorials may be made to his church or the Gibson Area Hospital Annex.
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