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Robert C. 'Bob' Lane

Robert C. "Bob" Lane

Mar 29, 1921 - Dec 9, 2011
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Funeral services for Robert C. "Bob" Lane of Riverton are at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton with Pastor Mike Smith officiating.

Interment follows at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.

Viewing will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, preceding the service.

Mr. Lane died at Riverton Memorial Hospital on Friday morning, Dec. 9, 2011, at the age of 90.

Robert Charles Lane was born in Mesa, Colo., on Tues., March 29, 1921, the son of Clyde Wilson Lane and Pearl Louise (Lytle) Lane.

When he was young, the family lived in Grand Junction, Fruita, and Meeker, CO

He was a military veteran of World War II, having joined the U.S. Navy in 1941. He served as a radarman aboard the USS Lang.

Honorably discharged in 1945, he returned to Fruita.

He married Reva Ruth Seal in Fruita on June 30, 1946.

Mr. Lane worked as a pumper for Amoco in the oil fields, going to work for the company in 1949. In 1957, he was transferred to Kaycee, and then to Riverton in 1959. He retired from Amoco in 1984.

He was of the Christian faith.

His family said Mr. Lane enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and being outdoors with family and friends. He was a coach and umpire for the Little League and Babe Ruth baseball when his sons were young and he continued to umpire while his grandsons were playing baseball.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Reva (Seal) Lane; brothers, Clifford Lane of Delta, Colo., and Arnold Owens of Golden Shores, Ariz.; five children, Victor and Chris Lane of Riverton, Virgil and Paula Lane of Cheyenne, John and Deborah Lane of Salt Lake City, Utah, Louise and Ed Fritz of Sheridan, and Kevin Lane of Riverton; foster children, Eugene Piper of Lander and Mike Piper of Pavillion; 12 grandchildren, Aaron and Jenna Lane, Jason Lane, Heidi and Lance Thompson, Daniel and Breanna Lane, Amber Wright, Denise and Jason Morrow, Rob and April Lane, Josh Lane, Brittany and Jeremy Hoover, Brandon Fritz, Anthony Fritz, and Brandy Lane; eight great grandchildren, Jace Lane, Arianna Lane, Domynic Lane, Colton Lane, Jaxton Lane, William Lane, Dameon Vosler, and Fiona Morrow.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.