Lois Evelyn Falkenberg

5 March 1927–23 September 2015 (Age 88)
Renfrow, Grant, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Lois Evelyn

When Lois Evelyn Falkenberg was born on 5 March 1927, in Renfrow, Grant, Oklahoma, United States, her father, James Falkenberg, was 24 and her mother, Mary Etta Davidson, was 18. She lived in Bluff Township, Grant, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died on 23 September 2015, in Enid City, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Springdale Cemetery, Grant, Oklahoma, United States.

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Willard G Powell
Lois Evelyn Falkenberg

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Falkenberg


    Mary Etta Davidson




World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Age 14

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 

Age 23

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

1 German: habitational name from any of several places, especially in eastern Germany and Bavaria, named from Old High German falk ‘falcon’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’; such place names are often associated with the presence of a castle, as falconry was a privilege of the nobility.2 Scandinavian: habitational name or ornamental name from falk ‘falcon’ + berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of the German elements Falke(n) ‘falcon’ + Berg ‘mountain’, ‘hill’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lois E Falkenburg in household of James J Falkenburg, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lois Falkenberg in household of Jim Falkenberg, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lois in entry for Willard G Powell, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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