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Jerry C. Lane

Jerry C. Lane, 62, of Liberty Center, IN, and with ties to Huntington County, died Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, at AMG Specialty Hospital in Muncie.

Mr. Lane was a 1976 graduate of Manchester High School. He worked at Star Excavating in Huntington County for over 30 years.  He was a member of College Park Church in Huntington.

He was born on March 22, 1958, in Wabash, to Eugene and Hazel Miller Lane.  He married Robin R. Franze in Sevierville, TN, on Sept. 15, 1997. She survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Chad (Kelly) Bleeke, of Montpelier, and Scott Bleeke, of Huntington; two brothers, Junior (Viola) Lane, of Wabash, and Larry Lane, of North Manchester; five sisters, Rosie Miller, of Wabash, Iva Wright, of North Manchester, Peggy (Jerry) Shepler, of North Manchester, April Young, of North Manchester, and Linda Allen, of North Manchester; and three grandchildren, Trenton, Shelby and Morgan Bleeke.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Taylor Bleeke.

Calling will be on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Goodwin – Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel in Bluffton, followed immediately by a funeral service.  Rev. Jason Carter will officiate. Visitors are required to wear masks during the visitation and funeral service at the funeral home.

The service will be available to watch live via a Facebook Live link, which will be posted before 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, on Mr. Lane’s obituary page at

Burial will follow at Six Mile Cemetery in Bluffton.

Memorials may be made to SPCA International or Riley Hospital for Children.