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Merle I. Lane, 90

Merle I. Lane, age 90, of Buffalo, formerly of Montrose, died peacefully Monday, May 4, 2009, at the Buffalo Hospital.

She was born July 21, 1918, to Richard and Mabel (Coons) McConnell in Sidney, MT.

Merle was a longtime employee of General Mills. Upon retirement she put her energy and heart into volunteering.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis; a sister, Elva Haven, and a brother, Floyd Dawley.

Merle is survived by her sisters, Vida “Lou” Shannon and Marie Indergard; as well as many nieces and nephews, grand nieces and nephews, and many special friends.

A memorial service took place Saturday, May 9, at 2 p.m. at the Park View Care Center Chapel in Buffalo, with a gathering of family and friends for one hour prior to the service in the chapel.

Arrangements were by the Iten Funeral home in Delano.