Obituary: Raymond Lane |

Obituary: Raymond Lane

Visitation for family and friends of Raymond B. Lane of Penn Valley will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Chapel of the Pines in Placerville. Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Chapel of the Pines. Interment will be at Westwood Hills Memorial Park in Placerville.

Mr. Lane died Sunday, March 3, at home. He was 84.

He was born May 18, 1917, in Arkansas. He worked in many trades including timber falling, sawmill worker, wheat harvest work, cross-tie maker, cross-tie loader and loading ammunition in Herlong. During World War II he served in the U.S. Army, fighting in Africa, Sicily and Italy, driving a half-track and tank destroyer. He was a member of the VFW Post No. 6604 in Folsom.

He is survived by his son, Johnny Lane of Browns Valley; daughters, Shirley Row of Omo Ranch and Diana Snell of Penn Valley; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Juanita Lane, in 1994; six brothers and six sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the VFW Post No. 6604 in Folsom.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Chapel of the Pines Funeral Home in Placerville.

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