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Lauretta McLane, 92, Franklin

Lauretta McLane, 92, of Franklin, passed away Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 at Christina House in Franklin. She was born May 31, 1920 in Des Plaines, Iowa to Frank and Elizabeth Heidenblut. She married Roy A. McLane on July 16, 1938 in Chicago, Ill.; he survives. She had been a bookkeeper for Sears in California for several years. She was a member of Our Lady of the Greenwood Catholic Church in Greenwood. Survivors include her husband Roy A. McLane of Franklin; two daughters, Bonnie J. Roberts (Tillis) of Bargersville, and Carol M. King (Terry) of Nokomis, Fla.; sister Virginia McCallum of Des Plaines, Ill.; sister-in-law Alice Anderson of Texas; nine grandchildren, Jennifer Hess (Joel) of Indianapolis, Lauretta Ionoff of Elletsville, Chris Jones (Jamie) of Indianapolis, Marvin Jones (Tracy) of Venice, Fla., Dan Roberts of Indianapolis, Edward Roberts (Jennifer) of Nineveh, Jason Roberts (Michelle) of Greenwood, Scott Roy McLane (Amy) of Ft. Campbell, Ky., and Kevin McLane of Greencastle; nine great-grandchildren; and daughter-in-law Cindy McLane of Greencastle.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Scott McLane on March 16, 2005; three brothers, George, Edward, and Frank Heidenblut; and sister Betty Leider.

Services are private. Swartz Family Community Mortuary And Memorial Center in Franklin is handling the arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at: For information call (317) 738-0202.

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