K. Joan Lane-Earhart

March 16, 1930 ‒ March 19, 2015

Marion, Ohio

Joan Lane-Earhart, age 85 of Marion, passed away on Thursday March 19, 2015 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Joan was born in Centerville, Ohio on Sunday March 16, 1930 to the late Walter J. and Vera (Collins) Fox.

Being a farmer’s wife, you could find Joan mowing the yard, driving tractors, and helping out around the farm wherever she was needed. Above all, she loved making memories by spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Joan served as an Elder at the Church of Manna Ministries House of Prayer where she enjoyed leading worship music. Away from her responsibilities at church, Joan loved doing needle work such as sewing and crocheting. She also had a passion for using her talent singing at local nursing homes.

Joan will be greatly missed by her daughter Kathy Sue (Michael) Jordan and daughter-in-law Lynn Lane of Marion; Grandchildren: Tina (Matt) Taylor and Faber (Randy) Banks; Great Grandchildren: Wes and Thea Kennedy and Parker and Kayson Banks; and Brother James (Susan) Fox.

Joan was met at Heaven’s gate by her parents, husbands Donald E. Lane and Troy V. Earhart, son Ronald D. Lane, grandson Jeff Jordan, and her brothers Robert E. Fox and Jack Fox and her brothers in law Phillip (Donna) Earhart and Joe (Jenny) Earhart.

Visitation will be held on Sunday March 22, 2015 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at theGunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Home, 347 West Center St., Marion; Funeral services will be held at the funeral home Monday, March 23, 2015 at 10:00am officiated by Reverend Naomi Beckel; Burial will be in Price Cemetery.

Gunder/Hall & Folk Funeral Home, a division of Snyder Funeral Homes, is honored to be serving Joan’s family. Condolences can be made to the family at www.synderfuneralhomes.com.


  • dear sue & mike , and lynn & faber and randy and all the children

    so very sorry about the loss of your mother. she will be missed. so soon after
    ron’s passing. our thoughts and prayers are with you. take care and god
    bless you all

    dan & terri tobin

  • Dear Sue and Mike,
    So sorry to hear about Joan’s passing. There are so many memories.
    Our prayers for you and your family.
    Marlene and Ralph

  • Sue and family. I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a very special person.
    My love and prayers are with you.
    Ruth Martin Anderson