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Emmett Leonard Lane(1917 - 2013)

Emmett Leonard Lane, age 96, passed away on March 26. He will be remembered lovingly by his children Allen (Cheryl), Caren, Christine Pon (Gary), Tobe, Murray (Dawn) and Holly (Stuart Sorkin) as well as his grandchildren Ben, Jason, Terrance, Sydney and Ryan. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Vere Louise (Wadleigh) Lane. Until the very end, she was his loyal companion and light of his life. Emmett was born near Ft. Collins, Colorado. He graduated from CSU with a degree in Civil Engineering. He served in the Army during WW II and in the reserves for over 20 years, attaining the rank of Lt. Colonel. Emmett was a founding partner in Lane Engineering, a Lakewood consulting firm responsible for much of the infrastructure engineering and land surveying in Jefferson County. For many years, Emmett and his wife were active in the Lakewood United Methodist Church. Memorial donations may be made in Emmett's name to Lakewood United Methodist Church, 1390 Brentwood Street, Lakewood, CO 80214 or the , (alz.org).

Published in Denver Post on Mar. 31, 2013
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