Born November 17, 1918 and passed away on December 20,2012. Survived by Barbara, loving wife of 62 years, son Ken Lanker, daughter Joanne (Tom) McHugh, grandson Kurt (Sarah) Lanker, sister Emma Maddalena and many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by siblings Freda Beffa, Ida Leveroni, Claire Wengen, Albert Lanker and Mary Lanker. He was a retired poultry man who lived on the family ranch for 94 years. A special friend to all who knew him. At his request, there will be no services.

Published Online in the Press Democrat from Jan. 4 to Jan. 6, 2013