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Obits > 1933 - Charles Leroy Lane

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling, Illinois
August 28, 1933 - Monday, pg. 3, col. 4


Charles Leroy Lane, son of Charles and Susan Wroten Lane, was born in Hume township, January 31st, 1876 and passed away in his home near Harmon, August 18, 1933, at the age of 57 years, six months and 18 days. He lived with his parents until the time of his marriage to Miss Emma L. Martin, of Sterling, on February 15, 1899. He farmed in Minnesota for 10 years and the rest of the time near Harmon.

Besides his wife he is survived by one brother, Grover Lane, of Rock Falls, and one sister, Mrs. Marvin Hollis of Hume township, and many other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

His parents, two brothers, Lawrence and Robert Lane and two sisters, Mrs. Mary Schutt and Mrs. Ina Herbon, preceded him in death.

About one year ago, Mr. Lane suffered a stroke and has not been well since. Roy, as he was best known, was of a cheerful disposition and had many friends. Sympathy is extended to his sorrowing loved ones.

The funeral was held at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon in the Melvin funeral home, with burial in the new Mennonite cemetery. The pallbearers were Robert Herbon, Lee Herbon, Lester Hollis, Cecil Fritch, Richard Meisel and Milford Olson.

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