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Oliver "Bob" Marlin Lane

February 13, 1935 — December 27, 2022

Oliver "Bob" Marlin Lane, 87, of Michigan City, passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at Franciscan Health Michigan City.

Bob was born on February 13, 1935, in Pittsboro, MS, to Oliver P. and Mary Sue (Enoch) Lane.

On September 14, 1979, in Michigan City, IN, he married Jeanette Arlene Waldo, who preceded him in death on February 3, 2010.  Surviving Bob are his stepsons, John (Nancy) Klotz of Lexington, NC, Dennis (Alice) Klotz of Mt. Vernon, IN, and Dale Klotz of FL; 5 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and cousin, Earnest Lane of Oxford, MS.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brother, William Ernest Lane; and daughter-in-law, Deborah Klotz.

Bob proudly served in the U.S. Army; honorably discharged in December 1963.

He was a production line/tow operator for many years at 7-Up Bottling Co., Chicago, IL.  He enjoyed bowling and playing bingo.

Bob was a longtime member of Lamb's Chapel United Methodist Church as well as the La Porte County Republican Party.  Since 1978, Bob was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Legion #94.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Rick Jones officiating.  Burial will follow at Lamb's Chapel Cemetery.

A time of visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o John Klotz, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350 or to the donor's choice.

Condolences may be shared with the family on www.cutlercares.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Oliver "Bob" Marlin Lane, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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Celebration of Life Service

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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Burial

Wednesday, January 4, 2023

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Lamb's Chapel United Methodist Church

6006 North Fail Road
La Porte, IN 46350

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