Obituary: Donna Lane

August 24, 2023
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Donna K. Lane, 83, passed away peacefully at her home Aug. 17, 2023, with her faithful companion Teddy by her side at her home in Mansfield. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Aug. 30 at Blessing Funeral Home Chapel, 401 Elm St. Donna will be laid to rest in a private ceremony at the Dallas-Fort Worth

National Cemetery with her late husband John H. Lane on Aug. 30. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m.

Aug. 29 at Blessing Funeral Home.

Donna’s family has requested that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to the ALS Association either on-line at, or by mail to the ALS Association, 1300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22209.

Donna Lane was born in Denison, Texas, on March 4, 1940, to C.B. and Ethel Moore. Donna and her

beloved husband John were married in August 1964 and were members of the Walnut Creek Country

Club where John pursued his great love of golf. They were longtime residents of Mansfield, and were

blessed with many loyal friends.

Donna was a devoted wife and she and John settled in Mansfield in the 1970s. Donna ran a travel business for years. Donna and John were great lovers of dogs and had many faithful companions throughout the years. Although they did not have children of their own, they had a number of nieces and nephews, as well as, great nieces and nephews that they loved like they were their own. Donna was known as Aunt Donna to many.

Donna had one sister, the late Byrdene Moore Tucker, and is survived by her nieces and nephews, Loren Traeger, John Traeger, David Conover, Betsy Parody, Susan Mayman, Amy Arnold and Suzan Berggren. She was very close to her late nephew Sam Murphy and his family. Aunt Donna had eight grand-nephews, seven grand-nieces, six great-grand-nephews and six great-grand-nieces.

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