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Chief Roy Charles Lane

September 26, 1944 — December 20, 2019


Services for longtime Cortez resident Chief Roy Charles Lane will be held at 4 p.m. on Saturday, December 28 at the Cortez Recreation Center located at 425 Roger Smith Ave. in Cortez. A reception will follow at the recreation center.
Roy was born September 26, 1944 in Muleshoe, Tex. the son of Charles Welch and Clara Wilmith (Meyers) Lane. He passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday, December 20, 2019 at the age of 75.
Surviving Roy are his children, Toni Broughton (Curtis) of Pleasant View, Colo., R.C. Lane (Melissa) of Champaign, Ill., and Katie Brito (Xavier) of Cortez, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; and by his brother, Bill Lane (Eula) of Albuquerque, N.M. Roy was preceded in death by his parents; and by his sister, Beanna Nelson.
Memorial contributions may be made in Chief Roy Lane’s name to Hospice of Montezuma P.O. Box 740 Cortez, Colo. 81321 or to the 100 Club of Montezuma County 35 S. Beech Street #1101 Cortez, Colo. 81321.

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Saturday, December 28, 2019

4:00 - 5:00 pm (Mountain time)

Cortez Recreation Center


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