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Larry Leroy Lane

February 20, 1952 January 12, 2019
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Obituary – Larry Leroy Lane

Larry Leroy Lane, age 66, of Leon, Iowa, son of Wallace Leroy and Dorothy (Doris Prather) Lane, was born February 20, l952 in Bethany, Missouri. He died at the Decatur County Hospital in Leon, Iowa on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

Larry grew up on a farm in the Andover community. He attended school in Blythedale, Missouri and North Harrison School in Eagleville, Missouri, graduating from high school in 1970. He moved to Independence, Missouri where he attended the Jenny Lund School of Practical Nursing and became a licensed practical nurse. After moving back to his home area he worked as a welder for many years and did EMT and LPN work. Larry earned his registered nurse degree from SWCC in Creston, Iowa in the early 1990's. He spent the rest of his life working in nursing homes and hospitals until health conditions required him to retire. He was passionate about caring for the elderly and provided loving and tender care for them.

Larry was baptized by his grandfather, Elder Roland Prather, and confirmed a member of the RLDS Church in Andover. At the time of his death he was a member of the Decatur City Restoration Branch. On May 21, 1977, Larry and Rhonda Lee Porter were united in marriage by Elder Roland Prather at the church in Andover. They were blessed with two children, Miranda Jo and Christopher Joe Leroy.

Preceding him in death were his grandparents; Roland and Josephine Prather and Herbert and Eva Lane; dad, Wallace Leroy Lane in 2017; and mother-in-law, Bernice Roush Porter in 2012. Survivors include his wife, Rhonda; children: Miranda and Brent Marvin and children, Avery, Lyndin, and Aidyn from Decatur City, Iowa and Chris and Micheala Mayhew Lane and children, Arianna, Adelynne, and Christopher Owen; mother, Doris Lane of Lamoni, Iowa; father-in-law, Charles Porter, all of Leon, Iowa; siblings, Steve and Marcia (Lane) Bohall from Wellington, Missouri; Lonny and Traci Lane from Eagleville, Missouri; and Dana and Connie (Lane) Wilcoxson from Eagleville, Missouri; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and other relatives and many friends.



Memorial services will be held at the Lamoni Community of Christ Church in Lamoni, Iowa at 10:30 a.m. Friday, January 18, 2019. A visitation will be held at the church the evening of January 17, 2019 with family receiving friends from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Arrangements are made through the Slade - O'Donnell Funeral Home in Leon, Iowa.


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Visitation

Thursday

17

Jan

6:00 PM 1/17/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/17/2019 8:00:00 PM
Lamoni Community of Christ

Lamoni, Iowa 50140

Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m.

Lamoni Community of Christ
Lamoni 50140 Iowa
United States

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Friday

18

Jan

10:30 AM 1/18/2019 10:30:00 AM
Lamoni Community of Christ

Lamoni, Iowa 50140

Memorial Service

Lamoni Community of Christ
Lamoni 50140 Iowa
United States
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