Dorothy Lane – Fairfield

Dorothy Lane, 96, of Fairfield, Illinois passed away Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Fairfield Memorial Hospital.

Dorothy was born April 15, 1924 at Geff, Illinois to Carl and Mary (Trotter) Grove.  She married Jacob (Bud) Lane December 7, 1946 at Fairfield, Illinois.  He preceded her in death July 12, 1976.

Dorothy was a hairdresser, real estate agent, and farmed with her husband and son.  During WWII, she worked in Evansville, Indiana assembling airplane wings.  She was a fifty-year member of Cisne Eastern Star and a member of Buckeye Christian Church.

Dorothy is survived by a daughter Donna (David) Short of Hickory, North Carolina, and a daughter-in-law Margaret Lane of Geff, Illinois.  Also surviving are two grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, four brothers, three sisters, and a son Charles.

Funeral services will be 11:00am Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at Hosselton-Meridith Funeral Home.  Visitation will be from 10:00am – 11:00am on Wednesday.

Burial will be in Cisne Cemetery.

Please observe CDC guidelines for social distancing and wearing a mask.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Fairfield Memorial Hospital Skilled Care Unit and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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Hosselton-Meridith Funeral Home, Cisne, Illinois, is handling the arrangements.