Arnold "Tony" Lane

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Funeral services for Arnold "Tony" Lane, 76, of Milford, were held Saturday, Feb. 16, 2008, at First Lutheran Church of West Okoboji. Rev. Bob Vaage was in charge of arrangements.

Interment took place at Milford Cemetery of Milford.

Tony passed away Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008, at the Spencer Municipal Hospital after a sudden illness.

Arnold Fred Lane was born to Fred and Mary (Berg) Lane at Peterson, on May 26, 1931. In 1949 he graduated from Peterson High school. He served his country in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954 during the Korean Conflict.

On Feb. 5, 1955, he was united in marriage to Veree D. Rustan at Fairmont, Minnesota. They lived in Spencer, North Hollywood, Calif., for six months, Arnolds Park and have resided in Milford since 1960.

Tony retired from Kanab Pipeline after many years of service.

He was a member of the First Lutheran Church, Milford American Legion Post 384, a Past Commander in 1969, and a member of Milford Fire Dept. for 30 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Mary Lane; and brother, Donald Lane.

Tony is survived by his wife, Veree Lane of Milford; son Terry Lane and his wife, Mary of LeMars; two daughters: Penny Baschke, and husband, Dennis of Milford, and Cheryl Ihrke and her husband, Clyde of Spirit Lake; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.