Ruby Lane, 94

Ruby Frances Lane, 94, of LaFontaine, died Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at 3:20 a.m. at Rolling Meadows Health and Rehabilitation Center in LaFontaine.

She was born on Oct. 19, 1922 in Wabash County to James F. and Flosstilla Sevilla (Bowers) Stair.

She graduated from LaFontaine High School in 1940 and was the last living member of her graduating class.

Frances married Claude Lane, Jr. on Jan. 27, 1952 and worked for MSD of Wabash and Wagner Grocery Store. Frances was a member of the United Methodist Church in La Fontaine and was active in the Wesleyan Circle and Riverside Home Economics Club.

She is survived by sons Rex Alan (Cathy) Lane and Ray Alvin (Carolyn) Lane both of Marion; five grandchildren Stacey (Gannon) Grosh of Muncie, Ryan (Michelle) Lane of Upland, Erin (Jeff) Shafer of South Burlington, Vt., Dawn (Phil) Mosier of Jonesboro, and John Foland of Louisville, Ky; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband and parents.

Funeral Services took place Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel with Pastor Crystal Jacobson officiating. Burial followed at La Fontaine IOOF Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be directed to the American Diabetes Foundation and LaFontaine United Methodist Church.

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Posted on 2017 Oct 16