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Ronald Lee "Ron" Lane

March 11, 1949 — October 25, 2022

Ithaca

      Ronald Lee "Ron" Lane, age 73, of Ithaca, MI, passed away Tuesday, October 25, 2022, at McLaren Central Michigan Hospital, Mt. Pleasant, MI.

     Funeral Services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca, MI, at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, November 2, 2022, with Pastor Dana Lane officiating.  Burial will take place at Chapel Garden Cemetery, Elwell, MI.  Visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 from 4:00 - 8:00 P.M. and also on Wednesday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

     Ronald was born in Carson City, Michigan on March 11, 1949, the son of Devere Arlo and Betty Louise (Cook) Lane.  Ron graduated from Ithaca High School with the class of 1967.  He went on to earn his bachelor's degree from Central Michigan University. He retired from Alpha Plastics in St. Louis, MI.

    Ron enjoyed fishing and hunting.  Most of all he loved spending time with his grandchildren.  He volunteered with the Ithaca Fire Department for almost forty years. Ron served his country in the United States Army.

    He is survived by his son Gary Lane of Mt. Pleasant, MI; daughter Nicole and Ryan Wood of Gibsonville, NC; his grandchildren: Kendall and Levi Lane and Thomas and Patrick Wood; sister Cindy and Larry Whitford of Ashley, MI.  He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

     Memorials may be made to the Ithaca Fire Department. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Ithaca, Michigan.

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Tuesday, November 1, 2022

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca

1333 East Center Street , , Ithaca, MI 48847

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Smith Family Funeral Homes Ithaca

1333 East Center Street , , Ithaca, MI 48847

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Burial

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

12:00pm - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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