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Michael David LanePassing: November 24, 2023


Mitchell Cemetery

Graveside Service

Thursday, December 28th @ 1:00pm


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Mitchell Cemetery

Thursday, December 28th

MITCHELL – Michael David Lane, 77, passed away Friday, November 24, 2023 at Mitchell Manor.

Born July 26, 1946, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Dorothy (Lane) Crockett.  His loving grandparents, Ogle and Josie Lane, raised Michael as their own child.   He was a 1965 graduate of Mitchell High School. 

Michael worked at Roberts Brass, Van Hoy Heating and Air, Cummins Incorporated, Mitchell Motor Sales, and retired from Wal-Mart in Bloomington. He was a member of the Bedford Fraternal Order of Eagles and had enjoyed being an umpire for the Amateur Softball Association.

Surviving are his children, Darrin Lane (Ruthie) of Mitchell, and Cathy Clark (Cliff) of North Manchester; grandchildren, Marisa Lane, Megan Cooper Terrell, and Carley Cooper; great-grandchildren, Winley Lane, Arlo Terrell, Ainslee Terrell, Jackson Terrell, Kyson Cooper, Marlee Cooper, Grayson Taylor, Averyl Maldonado, Gianna Maldonado, and Ayzen Maldonado; siblings, Kerry Crockett (Lolita), Connie Hoggatt, and Lenita Mills; and several step-nieces and nephews. 

His mother; grandparents; granddaughter, Chelsea Cooper; and step-nephew, Trevor Crockett, preceded him in death.

Cremation has been chosen with graveside service held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 28 at Mitchell Cemetery.

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8 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Butch Nash | Bedford
    Date: November 28, 2023
    Sorry for your loss Darrin and Cathy I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
  2. Guest: Terry Osborne | Mitchell, IN
    Date: November 28, 2023
    Hello Darrin, sorry to hear about the passing of your father. I will be praying for you and your family.
  3. Guest: Lynn Carr Bradley | McCormick, SC
    Date: November 27, 2023
    Darrin and Cathy My heart aches for you two. I am sorry for your loss.
  4. Guest: Gale Acton | Seymour IN
    Date: November 27, 2023
    great guy he will be missed
  5. Guest: Cherie kinder Robertson | Mitchell, In 47446
    Date: November 27, 2023
    I am so sorry for your loss. I am sure he will be missed
  6. Guest: Barbara Burto | Bloomington, IN
    Date: November 26, 2023
    Darrin, I’m so sorry about the loss of your Dad. He was a joy to work with. Fly high Mike!
  7. Guest: Mary Lagle | Mitchell, IN
    Date: November 26, 2023
    So very sorry Darren and Family, our sincere condolences. Gerry and Pauline Lagle
  8. Guest: Ruthanne and Danny Blackwell | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: November 26, 2023
    We grew up together. Loved Mike and Dorthy Josie and Ogle. Great people. Mike and I played a lot basketball at the barn. Drank a lot of Big Red at Mary Smith’s. Mike was a great guy. Please accept our sincere condolences.