Dorothy Marie Lane, daughter of Homer Ervin Lane and Margaret Louise Barker Lane, was born May 17, 1955, in Perry, Iowa, and died Oct. 1, 2016, at her home in Perry at the age of 61.
Dorothy lived in Perry most of her life. She was blessed with three children, Shawn Michael, Heather Ann and Bryan James.
Dorothy enjoyed decorating, flower pictures, collecting roosters and Prairie Meadows. She loved to socialize and help others in any way she could.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Leonard Eugene Lane; and sister-in-law, Lori Lowe.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Shawn (Tiara Stanek) Lane of Perry, Heather (Kris) Corrigan of Perry and Bryan (Brittany) Bielfelt of Prairie City; 10 grandchildren, Anna, Austin, Thomas, Elizabeth, Alexis, Caden, Shawn Jr., Wyatt, Brylee and Adin; lifelong companion, Keith Jones of Perry; brother, Charles Lane of Independence; sisters, Holly (Michael) Helveston of Perry and Margena; caregiver, Christine Hornsby; her two precious kitties, Tommy and Lily; nephews, Donald McChesney II of Perry, Jacob Lane of Grand Junction, Jonathan Lane of Hiawatha, Sean Kula, Nathan Kula, Tommy Kula and Kaleb Jacobson, all of Independence; nieces, Jennifer Kula and Jessica Jacobson, both of Independence, Stephanie McChesney and Amber Carmichael, both of Perry, and Kyle Joe Jacobson of Independence; other relatives; and many, many friends.
Hastings Funeral Home in Perry was in charge of arrangements. There are no services scheduled.