Oliver "Bob" Lane

Oliver "Bob" Marlin Lane, 87, of Michigan City, passed away on Tuesday, December 27th, 2022, at Franciscan Health Michigan City.


Bob was born on February 13th, 1935, in Pittsboro, MS, to Oliver P. and Mary Sue (Enoch) Lane.


On September 14th, 1979, in Michigan City, IN, he married Jeanette Arlene Waldo, who preceded him in death on February 3rd, 2010.  Surviving Bob is his stepsons, John (Nancy) Klotz of Lexington, NC, Dennis (Alice) Klotz of Mt. Vernon, IN, and Dale Klotz of FL; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and cousin, Earnest Lane of Oxford, MS.


He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brother, William Ernest Lane; and daughter-in-law, Deborah Klotz.


Bob proudly served in the U.S. Army; honorably discharged in December 1963.


He was a production line/tow operator for many years at 7-Up Bottling Co., Chicago, IL.  He enjoyed bowling and playing bingo.


Bob was a longtime member of Lamb's Chapel United Methodist Church as well as the La Porte County Republican Party.  Since 1978, Bob was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Legion #94.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 4th, 2023, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Rick Jones officiating.  Burial will follow at Lamb's Chapel Cemetery.


A time of visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.


Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o John Klotz, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350, or to the donor's choice.


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