Obituary for John Lane


John Lane

June 13, 1929 - October 24, 2020

John Lane, 91, of Brownsburg, Indiana, formerly of Manson, Iowa, passed away peacefully on October 24, 2020. He was born in Greene County, Iowa to Bruce and Bonnie Lane.

John graduated from Farnhamville High School and later earned the U.S. Army Combat Infantryman Badge, during the Korean Conflict.

John retired after many years working at the U.S. Post Office in Fort Dodge and Manson. In his retirement, he enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing cards, traveling, and watching sports. He especially enjoyed watching the Iowa Hawkeyes. John was an active member of the Manson VFW and Knights of Columbus. In 2013, he enjoyed the privilege of going on an Honor Flight to Washington D.C. to visit our National Memorials.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, George Ann (McMahon) Lane; three children, Pam (Rick) Hindman of Venice, Florida, Larry (Donna) Lane of New Bremen, Ohio, and Jackie (Anton) Arnoldy of Brownsburg, Indiana; seven grandchildren, Delaney (Joey) Arnoldy Hamby, Mason Arnoldy, Ryan Hindman, Drew Hindman, Katie Hindman, Hannah Lane, and Tess Lane.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Norman and Chuck Lane; sister Alice Huston; and a beloved granddaughter, Zoe Lane.

Services will be at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Manson, Iowa on November 7, 2020 at 10:30am with interment immediately following at the St. Thomas Cemetery in Manson.  A one hour visitation will be at the church before the Mass. The family asks that everyone please wear a mask and practice social distancing at the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to Brushy Creek Area Honor Flight, 320 South 12th Street, Fort Dodge, IA 50501.

Larson-Weishaar Funeral Home in Manson is assisting the family with arrangements within Iowa.  Please contact them with any questions.

Loretta and Sara Jackson posted on October 29, 2020

Sara and I feel sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family during this sad time.

Chuck Junkmann posted on October 29, 2020

Oh No…. Thoughts & Prayers To You George Ann, Pam, Larry, Jackie & The Family For Your Loss Of Your Wonderful Father John… 🙏➕🙏➕🙏 John Was Another Amazing Member Of The Manson Community Growing Up, In Our Proud Upbringing, In The Greatest Little Town In The World, Called Manson, Iowa, Home Of Our Beloved Manson Eagles… 🙏➕🙏➕🙏 God Bless, R.I.P., Thanks For ALL That You Did For ALL Of Us Growing Up In Manson & Thanks For The Memories John… 🙏➕🙏➕🙏 Your Past Neighbor in Manson, Iowa… Chuck Junkmann

Susan Rothenberger posted on October 28, 2020

So sorry Jackie. I’m praying for you and your family. Never ready to lose our Dads. 💔 Take care. Susan Rothenberger

Pam Thompson posted on October 28, 2020

Thinking of you all during this most difficult time of loss. May God surround you with his love, peace, and understanding as you grieve. Much Love, Kevin and Pam Thompson

Joe Sheehan and Maureen Sheehan posted on October 28, 2020

George Ann, Pam, Larry, Jackie and all, so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Peggy Long posted on October 28, 2020

Jackie, Anton & family, You have my sympathies Prayers. Peggy Long


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