On December 5, 1872, he was united in marriage to Mary M. Cottrell, of Lowell, and to this union was born eight children, thee sons and five daughters. Preceding Mr. Lane in death was his eldest daughter, Viola, who died August 2, 1910, and the wife and mother who died on June 5, 1913.
Left to mourn the death of the father are seven children -- Charles Lane, of Crown Point; Mrs. Laura Christie, John and Haste Lane, of Hammond; Mrs. Susie Buckley, of East Chicago; Mrs. Lera Regnier, of South Chicago; and Mrs. Vera Hecker, of Schneider, at which place the deceased has lately made his home; fifteen grand-children and three great-grand-children.
Funeral services were held at the Christian church in Lowell, Monday at 11 a.m. Rev. Ralph Colton, pastor of the Schneider Presbyterian church, preached the funeral sermon. He was assisted by Rev. F.B. Nickerson, pastor of the Lowell Christian church. Music was furnished by Mrs. Raymond McCarty and Mrs. F.L. Weakly. Interment was made in the Lowell cemetery, in charge of Undertaker Weaver. The following acted as pall-bearers: C.W. Pulver, Earle Pulver, Thomas Loyd, Robert Johnson, Nelson Schranlin and L.W. Ragon.
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