Lane, Lolita

Written by David Green.

Lolita Mae Lane, 80, of Fayette, died Sept. 22, 2011, surrounded by her daughters at Heartland of Perrysburg. 

She was born March 1, 1931, in Liberty Center, Ohio, to the late Homer J. and Wanda A. (Dietrich) Fahringer. She married Ervin C. Lane in 1949, in Holgate, Ohio, and he preceded her in death Feb.14, 2002.

Lolita grew up in Liberty Center where she attended high school as a member of the Class of 1949. She later moved with Ervin to Fayette where she raised her family. Lolita was primarily a homemaker, but did work outside the home at Foodland, Gorham Fayette Schools, and Gendron in Archbold. She also had a special place in her heart for caring for the elderly.

Lolita is remembered for her skills in sewing, quilting, china painting, crocheting, gardening and canning. She was a long-time member of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Morenci, Mich., and most recently was a member of Hosanna Ev. Lutheran Church in Maumee, Ohio.

Lolita is survived by three daughters, Phyllis Lane of Toledo, Ohio, Jean Lahey of Perrysburg, Ohio, and Mary (and Robert) Tebeau of Helena, Ohio; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a great-grandson.

Funeral services are planned at 2:30  p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Eagle Funeral Home-Barrett Chapel in Fayette, with Pastor Scott Mosher officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette. Visitation is scheduled Sunday from noon until the time of the service.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of NWO, American Diabetes Association, American Cancer Society or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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