DOROTHY M. BANE
HUGOTON – Dorothy Mae Bane, 80, died Monday, Nov. 9, 2009, at Pioneer Manor in Hugoton.
She was born July 2, 1929, to Donald Baird Sr. and Naomi Veatch (Lewis) Moran in Mason City, Iowa.
She married Gordon Bane Aug. 25, 1959, in Oklahoma City. He survives.
She graduated from Joliet (Ill.) High School. She attended Cincinnati Christian College, and received a bachelor of arts from Lincoln Christian College and Seminary. She later earned a bachelor of arts in education from Oklahoma City University.
She taught second grade for two years in Oklahoma City. She was a homemaker. She also worked at the Hugoton Hermes newspaper.
She was a member of First Christian Church in Hugoton, serving in many women’s and children’s ministries, including teaching in the primary and junior church departments, Jet Cadets, Bible Bowl, VBS and Ashland Christian Service Camp.
She was also a member of Nautilus Women’s Club.
She enjoyed traveling with her husband and family, visiting grandchildren and music.
Other survivors include two daughters, Debra O’Neal and husband, Randy, Bentley, and Donna Willoughby and husband, Marc, Sedgwick; one brother, Donald Baird Moran Jr. and wife, Joyce, Fairbury, Ill.; nine grandchildren, Keifer, Kyler, Kaden, Keaton, Konnor, Kason and Kensi O’Neal and Rebecca and Benjamin Willoughby; niece and nephew, Deanna Speicher and Donald Moran; many great nieces and nephews, all of Illinois; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and stepmother, Ramona.
o Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Christian Church in Hugoton with Pastor Randy Nash presiding.
Burial will follow at the Hugoton Cemetery.
Friends may call 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Garnand Funeral Home in Hugoton.
Memorials are suggested to the First Christian Church in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 423 S. Main, Hugoton, KS 67951.