Paul Lane Jr.

Paul Leo Lane Jr. age 72, of Missouri Valley, Iowa passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at Immanuel Hospital in Omaha, Nebraska. Paul was born April 8, 1948 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Paul Sr. and Leta (Petersen) Lane. Paul went to St. Patrick’s Catholic grade school and graduated from Missouri Valley High School in 1966. He went Wayne State College got a degree in Business in 1970. Paul worked for Social Security Administration for over twenty-seven years retiring in 2004. He enjoyed going to the fair, he was inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame in 2014, he loved going to Missouri Valley High School and going to all the sporting events at home and away games.

Paul is preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his sister Loretta Harder and husband Louie of Hancock, Iowa, nephew Dr. Michael Harder and wife Angie, niece Melissa Peters and husband Lee, and great nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Hennessey Funeral Home in Missouri Valley, Iowa.

In Loving Memory Of Paul Leo Lane Jr.

Born April 8, 1948 Council Bluffs, Iowa

Entered Into Rest November 8, 2020 Omaha, Nebraska

Funeral Service

11:00 a.m., Friday, November 13, 2020

Hennessey Funeral Home Missouri Valley, Iowa


Father Raphael Masabakhwa

Music Selections

“Oh Come All Ye Faithful” “How Great Thou Art”

“May the Circle Be Unbroken” “Missouri Valley Fight Song”

Casket Bearers

Brandon Clark Eric Clark

Doug Martin Perry Martin

Aaron Petersen Garrett Petersen

Final Resting Place Mt. Carmel Cemetery Missouri Valley, Iowa



  • Leia Johnsen Posted November 10, 2020 11:41 pm

    Dear family
    Always knew how much Paul
    Enjoyed watching all the kids play sports. A great guy with a joyful smiling .
    The Johnsen’s
    John and Leia and family

  • Gary Guge Posted November 12, 2020 4:43 pm

    Dear Loretta and Family

    I have so many memories of paul and you as 4-H members in Harrison County. Paul spent a week of vacation at the fair every year for over 20 years. He believed in the value of 4-H for young people..RIP my good friend.
    Gary Guge

  • Tim Barry Posted November 14, 2020 3:53 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Paul. We were good friend in 4-H in Harrison County many for many years. I am happy to see that he was inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame…he deserves it!! Thoughts and prayers for Paul and his friends and loved ones in his loss.

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