Reva Lane, aged 100 years and 21 days, of Rochester

Reva Lane, aged 100 years and 21 days, of Rochester, passed away at 1:15 PM on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 at her residence.


On January 4, 1923, Reva May was born in Granada, Co to Emmett A. and Jimmie L. (Tabor) Autrey. Growing up she shared her childhood with three siblings.


Reva and Richard H. Lane were married on November 6, 1955 in Joliet IL. They shared thirty years of life’s adventures. Sadly, he passed away on November 15, 1985. Their union produced two sons, Donald and James. Another generation has been added to the family tree with three granddaughters.


Reva received her BA from the Art Institute of Chicago and also studied art for three years at IU. As a graphic artist, she worked in advertising and was a prize-winning artist in multiple media.  At the age of 94, she won the Best of  Show in the Nine County Art Show.   She also made dolls and created beautiful ceramic gifts for family and friends. She was a member of the Lutheran Church of North Manchester.


Left to cherish the memories of Reva are two sons, Donald Lane and wife Margaret of Kokomo, IN, James Lane of Bargersville, IN; three granddaughters, Dr. Dakota Lane MD of Gainesville, Fl, Sheila Romans of Nashville, TN, Shonnie Jarrett of Hubert, NC, a step-grandson, Liam Renish of Indianapolis, IN, and numerous nieces and nephews.


Preceding Reva in death are her parents, husband and siblings.


Private family services will be held. Interment will be in the Mt Zion Cemetery.


Good Family Funeral Home of Rochester has been entrusted with the arrangements.


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