Ruby F. Lane

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

Mrs. Lane graduated from LaFontaine High School in 1940 and was the last surviving member of her graduating class. She had worked for MSD of Wabash and Wagner Grocery Store. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in LaFontaine and was active in the Wesleyan Circle and Riverside Home Economics Club.

She was born Oct. 19, 1922, in Wabash County to James F. and Flosstilla Sevilla Bowers Stair. She married Claude Lane Jr. on Jan. 27, 1952, and he preceded her in death.

Survivors include two 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.

A service was held on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, in LaFontaine, with Rev. Crystal Jacobson officiating. Burial was at the LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation or the LaFontaine United Methodist Church.

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