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Monday, October 19, 2009 Mourns the Passing of Darline Lane

Darline M. Lane, 76, of Wapella died at 12:30 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 17, 2009) at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.

Her memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the VFW Post 4168 in Clinton. Carmody-Flynn Williamsburg Funeral Home, Bloomington, is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the VFW Post 4168 Ladies Auxiliary.

Darline was born May 11, 1933, in Los BaƱos, the daughter of Frank and Dorothy Russell Smith. She married Mark W. Lane on Dec. 3, 1967. He survives.

Also surviving are her children, Robert (Debby), Washington state; William, Wapella; Jonni (WHS '74), Bloomington; Tracy (Bill), Washington state; and Lon (WHS '77), Wapella; her grandchildren, Cara, John, Heather, Nick, Gary, Rusty, Billy, Natalie, Lynn (WHS '90), Jason (WHS '92), John, Brandon, Mark, Tim and Kevin; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara Herrick and Colleen Sullivan, both of California; and her father-in-law, Daryl E. Lane, Wapella.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Kathleen; and her mother-in-law, Dorothy A. Lane.

Darline was the former owner of Computer Solutions in Wapella. She was a lifetime member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary and was very active with the ASPCA when she lived in California. Darline loved Harleys, crafting, shopping, computers, her kitties, Sugar and her coffee.

Our condolences to the Lane, Stamps, and Karr families.

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