Patricia Ruth Peyton Lane, 83, died peacefully on Dec. 2, 2012 in Fort Collins, Colo., from kidney failure. Born on Oct. 5, 1929 in Danville to Louis Weldon and Ruth Jeanette Meyer Peyton, she was married to Harold James Lane from Dec. 23, 1950 to Feb. 6, 1984. They lived in Chicago and in Oak Park.

Patricia Lane is survived by her children, Jennifer Ruth Lane (James Carr), Peter James Lane, and Amelia Ellen “Amy” Ozog (Michael); her grandchildren, Augustus Josef “Gus” Ozog and Evelyn Rose “Eve” Ozog; her siblings, Betty Lou Gaumer and Louis Weldon “Jim” Peyton Jr. (Alice); her three nephews; two nieces; and 13 grand-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, David Gaumer Sr.

Services will take place in Danville at a later date. To send condolences, please visit

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