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Dorothy Alice Lane

August 14, 1919 February 8, 2013
Dorothy Alice Lane
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Obituary for Dorothy Alice Lane

Dorothy Alice Lane, 93, of Traer, died Friday, February 8, 2013, at Westbrook Acres Nursing Home in Gladbrook.
    Funeral services will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at Traer United Methodist Church, 512 4th Street, Traer, with The Rev. Kim Gates officiating. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb.12, also at the church. Interment will be in Buckingham Cemetery, Traer. Inurnment for Dorothy’s son, James D. Lane, will also be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at Buckingham Cemetery.
    Dorothy was born August 14, 1919, in Traer, Iowa, the daughter of Richard Paul and Bessie M. Harden Paul Bauer. She graduated from high school in Traer.
    On August 13, 1937, Dorothy was united in marriage with Leonard E. Lane in Kirksville, Missouri. The couple resided in Vinton immediately following their marriage. They moved to Traer in 1938. Leonard preceded Dorothy in death on March 3, 1998.
    Dorothy was a school crossing guard in Traer for 15 years. She participated in nature studies and was a member of the Handicraft Club. She was also a member of Traer United Methodist Church.
    Dorothy is survived by one son, Tom Lane, of Vinton; one daughter, Marva Elfers, of Junction City, OR; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, James D. Lane; grandson Donald L. Lane; brother James Paul; sister Jane Good win; and daughter-in-law Darrellene Lane.
    A memorial fund has been established.


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