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William Ira McLane  



William Ira McLane Birth: April 16, 1856 Somerset, IN, Death: January 25, 1944 Culver, Marshall, IN, son of William McClane and Eliza Litzenberger

    1944 - Jan. 26 - William Ira McLane, age 85, retired florist, died at his home on White Street.

    Ira McLANE, well known Culver florist, died early yesterday morning at his residence in Culver . The florist had been in ill health for several weeks. His son will arrive from California Friday and rites will be held at Culver , Saturday, 10 a.m. The deceased is the father of Mrs. Byron STUDEBAKER, Indianapolis, and had a host of acquaintances and friends in the Culver vicinity. Wednesday, January 26, 1944 Rochester Sentinel

    Ira McClane Died Tuesday Morning

    William Ira McClane, age 85, retired florist, died at his home on WHite Street early Tuesday morning after an illiness of eight months.

    He was born in Miami county, Indiana. moved with his family to Culver in 1901 and has lived here ever since. except from 1925 to 1930 when they lvied in Logansport.

    They returned in 1930 and he operated the Culver Greenhouse for 11 years.

    He was a member of the United Brethern church in Miami county and after moving to Culver, attended the Metohist church, where services will be conducted Saturday morning at ten o'clock with Rev. Ralph M. Jones pastor of the church in charge.

    Burial will be at the Culver Masonic Cemetery

    Surviving are the widow, Margaret Frances; four daughters: Mrs. Clara Medbourn of Culver, Mrs. Martha Forbes of Gary, Mrs. Helen Kennedy of Logansport, and Mrs. June Studebaker of Indianapolis; three sons Will of Los Angles Calif; Vernon of Plymouth and Frank of Culver; 28 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.

    Friends will be received at the Easterday funeral Home until noon Friday when the body will be removed to the residence where friends may call until the time for the service. - Jan 26 1944 Culver Citizen


married Margaret Frances Bowers Birth: January 7, 1868 Death: March 5, 1954 Marshall, Indiana, Daughter of James Bowers and Martha Margaret Stitt
    Mrs Margaret Frances McLane Dies Thursaday

    Funeral services for Mrs. Margaret Frances McLane, mother of superintendent of schools of Marshall County, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Culver Methodist Church were she was a member

    Rev. Ralph Jones of South Bend officiated and was assisted by Rev. Harry Campbell, pastor of the church.

    Interment was at the Culver Masonic Cemetery.

    Mrs. McLane, who had been ill for several weeks, died early Thursday morning at the home of her granddaughter, Mrs. Catherine Raines, in Plymouth.

    The daughter of James and Martha Sitt Bowers, she was born in Miami county, Indiana on Jan. 7, 1868

    They came to Culver to reside 52 years ago and for a number of years they operated the Culver Greenhouse.

    Mr. McClane preceded her in death 10 years ago and sone son, Edwin, also preceded her in death.

    Surviving are four daughters Mrs. Claire Mdbourn of Culver, Mrs. Martha Forbis of Gary, Mrs. Helen
    Kennedy of Logansport, and Mrs. June Studebaker of Van NUys Calif; and three sons William of Los Angles, Calif, Vernon of Plymouth and Frank of Culver. There are 23 grandchildren and 42 great grandchildren. - Culver Citizen 31 March 1954


Their children:
    Sadie Claire McLane Birth: March 7, 1885 Miami, Indiana Death: January 25, 1966 Culver, Marshall, IN, Charles Ezra Mecbourn Birth: August 9, 1881 Death: April 29, 1952 Son of Thomas Medbourn and Mary Elizabeth Green (Medbourn Family)

    J. William McLane

    Martha Alice ( Mattie) McLane married --- Forbes

    Vernon McLane

    Edwin E. McLane 18851944

    June M McLane Birth: June 26, 1907 Culver Marshall county Indiana Death: October 16, 1985 Ventura, California, married March 11932 Cass county Indiana Herbert L. Rearick and May 8, 1938 in Culver Marshall county Bryon Hicks Studebaker

    Alice LaVerne Birth: July 25, 1918 Mishawaka, St. Joseph, IN, Death: October 6, 1976 Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA, married Edward Earle Weyrick Birth: January 28, 1919 La Porte, LaPorte, IN, DEATH: 4 Jul 1994 Anaheim, Orange, CA, son of Edward E Weyrick and Florence M Petterson

    Nelson McLane

    Helen F McLane married --- Kennedy

    Frank McLane Birth: October 17, 1901 Death: October 1975 Culver Cemetery (Olde Town), Culver, Marshall County, Indiana married Alice T Overmyer Birth: August 12, 1902 Illinois, USA Death: February 16, 1981 Nokomis, Sarasota, Florida Daughter of George Washington Overmyer and Orpha L. McFarland







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