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Information for Ethel Grace Pickett Falen

2 September, 1887 - 26 March, 1974

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

March, 1974

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Ethel G. Falen

    CALDWELL - Services for Mrs. Ethel G. Falen, 86, 2814 S. Indiana Ave., who died Tuesday at a Caldwell hospital, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Dakan Funeral Chapel by the Rev. David S. Smith of the First United Methodist Church.
    Interment will be at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens on Karcher Road.
    Mrs. Falen was born on Sept. 2, 1887, in May Day, Kan., and moved with her parents to Oklahoma in 1892.  The family homesteaded near Stroud and then returned to Kansas in 1898 to operate her grandfather's farm.  She attended schools in Oklahoma and Kansas and attended normal school in Clyde Park, Mont., in 1906 and then taught school for several years.
    She married Charles Falen on June 10, 1906 and then taught school for several years.
    She married Charles Falen on June 10, 1907, in Livingston, Mont.  The couple lived near Jordan Valley for many years and moved to Boise in 1942.  Mr. Falen died in September, 1969, and she since had lived in Caldwell.
    She was a charter member of the ION Grange of Malheur County, and was a member of the United Methodist Church and state and national Granges.
    Surviving are four sons, Ernest and Mendel Falen, both of Caldwell, Leslie Falen, Cliffs, Idaho, and Charles Falen, Marsing; a daughter, Laura Ethel Munna, Brentwood, N.Y.; a sister, Alberta Moulton, Bothell, Wash.; a brother, Harold Pickett, Worland, Wyo.; (?) grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by three brothers.

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