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Joe Dan Lane

1946 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Joe Dan Lane Obituary

Joe Dan Lane, 70, passed away on December 7, 2017 in Alamogordo, New Mexico. He was born on December 31, 1946 in Carrizozo, New Mexico to Wade and Barbara (Smith) Lane.

Joe grew up in Lincoln County, NM and graduated from Ruidoso High School in 1965. He married Marilyn Harcrow in July of 1966 and joined the United States Army that same month. Joe was a longtime employee of the Phone Company in Ruidoso beginning in 1969 and retired from Tularosa Basin Telephone Company in 2014. Joe's greatest joy were his family, friends, his love of hunting, and other hobbies including wood working.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Marilyn Lane; his son, Joe Howard Lane; two brothers, Al Lane and Kevin Lane; as well as his dear friend and hunting partner, Ed Nichols.

He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Wade Lane; his parents, Barbara Martha Lane and Wade Hampton Lane, Sr.; sister, Lois Lane; and brother, Wade H. Lane, Jr.

The memorial service for Joe Lane will be held at 2:00 pm, Monday, December 11, 2017 at Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel with Al Lane officiating.

Should friends desire, contributions may be made to Alamogordo Hospice or .

The Lane family has entrusted their loved one to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home to direct the services.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Dec. 10, 2017 to Jan. 9, 2018
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