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Charlene M. Lane

12/7/1951 - 12/28/2017

PEKIN ~ Charlene Lane, 66, of Pekin, passed away at 8:28 p.m. Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Amy’s Country Manor in Pekin.
 
Born December 7, 1951 in Fall River, Massachussetts to Jacob F. and Margaret (Reis) Penning, she married Mike Lane in October 1988 in Pekin.  He preceded her in death.  She also was preceded in death by her parents; an infant son, James Lash; and her step-son, Zack Lane.
 
Surviving are two sons Derek Lash of Mt. Doris, Florida and Joey Lane of Pekin; two daughters, Jenny Lash of Lake City, Arkansas and Wendy Bickel of Pocahontas, Arkansas; two step-children, Josh Lane of Champaign and Jessica Scalf of Canton; ten grandchildren; four sisters, Marge Schappaugh and Josephine Gilchrist, both of Pekin, Debra Maquet of Austin, Texas and Shirley (Steven) Curry of Burleson, Texas; and three brothers, Jacob (Susan) Penning of Canal Winchester, Ohio, Skip (Stephani) Penning of Pekin and Glen (Shelly) Penning of Odessa, Florida.
 
She was a member of New Life Fellowship in Pekin.
 
A homemaker, Charlene was very family oriented and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.  She also liked doing arts and crafts and bowling.
 
Cremation rites will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  The family will host a celebration of Charlene's life at a later date.
 
Memorial contributions may be given to New Life Fellowship at 1014 Derby St. Pekin, IL 61554.

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