Stanley Wilfred Fallick, Jr
May 27, 1932 - Oct. 25, 2017
LINCOLN, Neb. — Stan Fallick, age 85, of Lincoln, passed away Oct. 25, 2017, at The Arbors Memory Care facility in Lincoln.
He was born May 27, 1932, in McCook Neb., to Stanley and Hazel Fallick, who owned a bakery in McCook. He graduated from McCook High School in 1950. He received his associate degree from McCook Junior College in 1952. Stan attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 1952 to 1954, then was drafted into the US Army, where he served 16 months in South Korea as a clerk-typist in the Officer’s Branch of Adjutant General Division of the 8th Army Headquarters. After completing his military service, he resumed studies at UNL where he finished in 1958 with a bachelor’s of science degree in electrical engineering. Stan was employed with Nebraska Public Power District until he retired in 1996.
On Aug. 6, 1961, Stan married Lois A. Kallenbach. Previously residing in York and Lincoln, they were longtime residents of Columbus Neb. It is there they raised their five children: Julie (and Mark) Voboril, Jaci Fallick, JoElle (and Tom) Jensen, Dr. John (and Jean) Fallick and Jay (and Kylie) Fallick. He was proud of his twelve grandchildren: Jade, Jacob, Eliza, Jerrad, Mariah, Joshua, Jordyn, Joseph, Quinn, Payton, Carter and Alexis.
Stan was a member of professional engineering organizations: National Society of Professional Engineers and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. He was active with the United Methodist Church. Upon retiring, he volunteered at North Park Elementary school in Columbus where he helped students with math, doing so in Spanish when needed. After moving to Lincoln, he volunteered at Hill Elementary, assisted with elections, and provided volunteer tax assistance. Stan cheered for the Huskers, attending football, volleyball and baseball games. Stan loved computers and Excel spreadsheets, music and dancing.
Stan is survived by his children, grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by wife, Lois (Kallenbach) Fallick; his parents; sister, Nancy Hawkins; brother-in-law, Gene Hawkins; sister-in-law, Mary Schmidt; and nephews, Jeff Schmidt and Joe Hawkins.
A Celebration of life service will take place 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. This will be held at South Gate United Methodist Church, 3500 Pioneers Blvd, Lincoln with the Rev. Stephanie Ahlschwede presiding. Visitation with family will be prior to the service, with a luncheon to immediately follow the celebration. A family inurnment of ashes at Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery will follow the luncheon.
The family extends their many thanks to the caregivers at The Arbors Memory Care and Hospice Community Care for their patience, kindness and compassion.
Memorials, in lieu of flowers suggested to the following listed organizations: National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE), The Arbors Memory Care, or McCook College Foundation. See below for Mailing Instructions and Checks Made Payable instructions in (quotes).
(NeSPE Education Foundation – Eastern Escrow), for Omaha area: Attn: Brock Beran; TREKK Design Group; 2858 Sprague Street; Omaha, NE 68111. Memo: scholarships.
(Northeastern Chapter of NeSPE), for Columbus area: Attn: Shawn Prochaska; Nebraska Public Power District; PO Box 499; Columbus NE 68601. Memo: scholarships.
(The Arbors Memory Care): 3777 N 5th St, Lincoln, NE 68507.
(McCook College Foundation): PO Box 195, 206 East 1st St, McCook, NE 69001. Memo: scholarships.
Butherus, Maser & Love Funeral Home is in charge of arranegments.