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Sondra Faling - December 26, 2012


Sondra Faling was born on Jan. 1, 1939 at Marysville, Kan. She was the second of four children born to Paul and Thursa (Mayhew ) Halcott. The family moved to Sutherland, Neb. in 1949 where Sondra attended school.
She was married to Loren Faling on March 17, 1956 at the Presbyterian Church in Sutherland. They moved to the Wallace, Neb. community in 1959 where they spent their entire married life. Loren was employed by the Lincoln County Roads Dept. and Sondra worked at Ed’s IGA grocery store and worked as a cook for the Fat Sister’s Cafe.
Sondra had been failing in health and had been admitted to the Sutherland Care Center on Dec. 18 and died there on Dec. 26, 2012. She had reached the age of 73.
Sondra and Loren were active in the Wallace community and served as the Grand Marshals for the 2009 Wallace Fall Festival.
She was a member of the Wallace United Methodist Church and the U.M.W. She belonged to the Wallace American Legion Auxiliary. She enjoyed Bible study, quilting, and knitting. Loren and Sondra enjoyed travelling and family reunions.
In addition to her parents, Sondra was preceded in death by one brother, Gerald Halcott, and one sister, Paula McIntosh; one grandson, Justin Faling and one nephew, Randy Halcott.
She is survived by her husband of over 56 years, Loren, who is living at the Sutherland Care Center; son, Gary Faling of North Platte, Neb. and daughter, Diana and husband Mike McIntosh of Sutherland; four grandchildren Jason and wife Jenifer Faling of Stapleton, Neb., Corey and wife Shaina McIntosh of Kearney, Neb., Daniel and wife Stephanie McIntosh of Plattsmouth, Neb., Rebecca and husband Heath Barton of North Platte; six great-grandchildren, Kaden, Rylee, Audrina, Clay, Makayla, and Mason; one brother, Ronald and wife Mary Halcott of Washington, Mo.; other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held on Dec. 31, 2012 at the Wallace United Methodist Church with Pastor Kola Akinnigbagbe officiating.
Burial was in the Ft. McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell, Neb.
A memorial has been established.
Bullock-Long Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.