Janice Dee Lane

Janice (Jan) Dee Lane passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 11, in Ogden at the age of 86.

Janice, daughter of Jesse and Ruth (Zeller) Jorgensen, was born May 18, 1936. She grew up mainly in Jefferson with a short time growing up in Oregon before her family moving back to Jefferson. She attended Jefferson Community School.

On Aug. 20, 1952, she married Richard Elmer Lane. They made their home in Jefferson and became parents to three daughters, Pam, Penny, and Paula and two sons, Randy and Joe.

Jan was a loving wife and mother who loved and enjoyed attending the kid’s activities and spending time with family and friends.

She worked at RON DO Beauty Salon, Jefferson Community School, and Jefferson Public Library which was a dream job because she loved reading.

After retirement, Jan and Rich enjoyed traveling and camping in South Padre Island, TX and Yuma, AZ in their camper during the winter months.

Besides her parents, Janice was preceded in death by her husband, Rich, a daughter Penny Louk, a brother Richard (Dick) Jorgensen; sister-in-law Arlis Coover; brother-in-law Clyde (Buzz) Lane and his wife, Alyce.

Jan is survived by brothers-in-law, Bill Lane and wife Pat, Ronald Lane and wife Pat and sister-in-law, Pat Triplet; daughters Pam Hulsey and husband, Jim, Chattanooga, Tennessee, Paula Wiltman and husband, Kim, Le Mars, Iowa; sons, Randy Lane, Indianola, and Joe Lane, Jefferson and a son-in-law Dennis Louk, Jefferson, Iowa; grandchildren, Angela Pearce and husband, Keith, Jennifer Durlam and husband, Heath, Chad Louk and wife, Christine, Jessi Holtrop and husband, Isaac, Sean Culbertson, Nick Lane, Kasey Lane, Makaylah Lane, Lauren Lane; and numerous great-grandchildren.

The family requests memorials be directed to the Jefferson Public Library. Private family graveside memorial service was held Friday, Aug. 19 at the Jefferson Cemetery.   

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