Leander (Lee) Junior Lane

May 29, 2018 6 Condolences Print Obituary

On Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at the age of 85, Leander Junior Lane, son of Leander and Lossie (Barksdale) Lane passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family.

He was born on the farm in the district of Standard Hill, near Maidstone Saskatchewan on May 15, 1933. He is survived by his wife Carol (nee Caldwell) of 63 years and children Leander K Lane (Debbie Tonner), Kathy (Michael) Barker, Sheryol Lane (Aldwyn Gilliard), Peggy Lane (Marcel Gopher), Melanie Lane, Leaetta Lane (Rufus Rosery); 19 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews and extended family.

He was predeceased by his grandson, Kihewinew (Eagleman) Yellowbird-Lane in 2017.

Graveside Service
2:00PM Monday June 04, 2018
Northern Lights Cemetery
15203 Campbell Road, Edmonton, AB

Celebration of Life - Following the Graveside Service
St. Edmunds Parish Hall - North Entrance
13120-116 Street Edmonton, AB

Memorial Donations
Cross Cancer Institute
c/o Alberta Cancer Foundation
11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2

  1. David and I send LOVE♥️ and heartfelt condolences in your time of grief.
    His spirit is with the angels now and at PEACE.
    Take comfort in that, Lee, and all whose lives he touched.

  2. My condolences go out to all of the members of the Lane family. Lee was a hard-working dedicated family man who served as a role model for me after losing my own father at a young age. He will live on in our hearts and memories. His legacy will continue through his many children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. That’s all any man can ask.

  3. My thoughts and prayers go out to each and everyone of the lane family and extended family and friends…

  4. Our condolences from Wyatt Mayes family line. Fouther and Branch families.

  5. Our deepest condolences to you and your family. May he Rest In Peace.

    Dawn Clarke & the Hamilton Family

  6. Dear Leander, My condolences to you and you family and my apologies for the lateness of this message, as I have only just seen this notice. I remember so well meeting your Dad, and all your family, one beautiful evening in May, ten years ago. He and your Mum, were so helpful and friendly to me in my search for details about the early black community at Maidstone. You are a wonderful family and I remember you all with deep fondness.Mary Oliver

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