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Jani "John Patrick Oswald" Lane Obituary
``I held you for a moment in my hands. The moment slipped away like sand...and I am so much stronger now.'

Jani Lane, aka John Patrick Oswald passed away, unexpectedly on August 11, 2011 in Woodland Hills, Calif. He was 47 years old.

Jani was a standout in the crowd because of his tremendous versatility in talent, he adored his life in music. He also had a love for cooking, reading and enjoyed intense conversation on Theology and the Universe, which he shared with his father, Robert and brother, Eric.

Jani was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Eileen Oswald. He is survived by his two daughters, Taylar and Madison Lane; his brother, Eric Oswald; and his sisters and their families, Marcine Williams, Michelle Robinson, Victoria Ley and a multitude of extended family and friends. Please know, Jani had a special place in his heart for his family and friends, and will be greatly missed.

Please, respect the family's wishes for a private memorial service. A public dedication and memorial will be announced in the near future. A private memorial service for family will be held on: Saturday, August 20, 2011 at 11 a.m., Crossroads Community Church/Chapel, 15180 Gates St., Doylestown, Ohio 44320. 330-658-1200 http://www.crossroadsonline.tv

Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Aug. 17, 2011
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