Hilda M. Lane, age 89, of Sherwood, passed away late Friday evening, Dec. 10, 2010.
She was born Feb. 14, 1921, in Bronson, a daughter of Ora and Jennie (Laughry) Hoard.
Mrs. Lane had resided in Sherwood since 1945. Prior to that she had lived in Bronson.
On March 12, 1938, she married Robert Lane in Bronson. He died in May of 1973.
She had been employed by Colmer Division of Maxitrol Company in Colon from 1969-2006. Before joining Colmer’s she had worked at Bronson Reel for several years.
Mrs. Lane was a member of the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Colon and she loved the Detroit Red Wings.
She is survived by three sons, Robert Paul (Marcia) Lane of Bronson, Marlin (Barbara) Lane of White Pigeon and Harold (Kathleen) Lane of Three Rivers; one daughter, Barbara (Wayne) Embler of Bronson; eight grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents; husband; one infant daughter, Marilyn Lane; one sister; and two brothers preceded her in death.
In accordance with her wishes cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends from noon–1 p.m. Saturday at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church gymnasium in Bronson. A meal will begin at 1 p.m. with continued time of fellowship. Honoring what Hilda would want the family is requesting that those attending please come in casual attire. Private burial of the ashes has taken place at the Bronson Cemetery in Bronson.
The Hackman Family Funeral Homes — Hackman Chapel, 114 S. Nottawa St., Sturgis, is entrusted with the arrangements.
Memorial donations would be appreciated to the family c/o: Barbara Embler, 351 Butz Rd., Bronson, MI 49028.
Her obituary is also at www.hackmanfamilyfuneralhome.com where personal messages of support may be left for the family.