Tampico tornado, January 31, 1952
FORMER RESIDENTS TAKEN BY DEATH
(See Mrs. Ina Hellier's obit on seperate page)
Funeral services for Mrs. Clark Lane of Leon, who passed away Sunday evening at the Morrison Community hospital, where held this Wednesday afternoon in the Leon Methodist church with Rev. Joe Walker of Tampico officiating. Interment was in the Leon cemetery.
Mrs. Lane was born at Tampico July 10, 1873, the daughter of Austin Sanford and Margaret McKee Fee. She attended the Tampico elementary school and was graduated from Prophetstown high school with class of 1893.
She was married to Clark Lane at Prphetstown on May 28, 1903. They lived on a farm in Leon since tht time. She was a member of the Leon church, The WSCS, and the Social Advancement Society.
She is survived by her husband; one son, PauL Lane of Prophetstown; two grandaughters; and two great-grandchildren.
Her parents, nine brothers and two sisters preceded her in death.
Submitted by Melva L. Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
January 28, 1952 - Monday, pg 2
MRS. CLARK LANE
Mrs. Clark Lane of Leon Passes Sunday Evening; Funeral On Wednesday
Morrison: - Mrs. Clark Lane, a resident of the Leon community for nearly 50 years, passed away Sunday at 6:30 p.m. at the Morrison Community Hospital, where she had been a patient for 15 days. The body reposes at the Gardner Chapel, Prophetstown. Funeral services will be at the Leon Church Wednesday at 2:30 p.m., with the Rev. Joe Walker, of Tampico, pastor, officiating. Committal will be in the Leon Cemetery.
Mrs. Lane was born at Tampico July 10, 1873, the daughter of Austin Sanford and Margaret McKee Fee. She attended the Tampico elementary school and was graduated from the Prophetstown high school with the class of 1893.
She was married to Clark Lane at Prophetstown May 28, 1902, and they lived on the farm in Leon since. She was a member of the Leon Church, the WSCS and the Social Advancement Society.
She is survived by her husband; one son, Paul Lane of Prophetstown; two grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Nine brothers, two sisters and her parents preceded her in death.
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No first name given for Mrs. Clark Lane, but 1920 census shows the following information:1920 United States Federal Census about Clark Lane
1920 United States Federal Census 1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Fannie M Lane
Home in 1920: Prophetstown, Whiteside, Illinois
Estimated birth year: abt 1874
Relation to Head of House: Wife
Spouse's name: Clark C
Father's Birth Place: Ohio
Mother's Birth Place: Ohio
Marital Status: Married
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Clark C Lane 48
Fannie M Lane 46
Paul F Lane 15
Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Prophetstown, Whiteside, Illinois; Roll T625_414; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 169; Image: 285.
Also - From our Desc. Chart for Wm. Lane/Anna Lockwood, we find the following:
WILLIAM CLARK4 LANE (WILLIAM3, BENJAMIN2, WILLIAM1) was born May 28, 1876 in Prophetstown, IL, and died June 25, 1970 in Leon, IL. He married FANNIE MAY FEE May 28, 1903.