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Audrain County, Missouri

KENDALL, Samuel F                     LANE, Jacob Shobe

LAKE, G. Stuart                             LANE, Oceola (formerly KENDALL)

LANE, Ann Eliza

LANE, Harvey Richard

LANE, William


Text Box: Obituaries—Kendall to L

Mexico Intelligencer, Thurs 27 Oct 1904, Pg. 2, col. 1
Dr Kendall Fatally Burned.
Dr. W. T. Kendall, veterinary surgeon, who made his headquarters at the stable, had been cutting loose horses and was running from the barn when he was run over by a horse and before he could regain his feet and get away his clothing was all in flames. Rube McCord ran to his assistance, but by then the doctor was fatally burned. He was taken to J. H. Lanes' residence, where medical aid was summoned. It was pronounced by the physicians that there was no chance for recovery.

Mexico Intelligencer, Thurs 27 Oct 1904, Pg. 2, col. 1
Dr. Kendall Dead
Dr. W. T. Kendall died from the effects of his burns received in the fire, Monday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. His two sons were at his bedside.

Mexico Ledger, Thurs 27 Oct 1904, pg. 2, col 1
Dr. W. T. Kendall, who was fatally burned at Lee brothers' barn fire lost his life while trying to save the horses. Being a veterinary surgeon, Dr. Kendall was a great lover of dumb animals. The Ledger joins all of our people in extending sincerest sympathy to the bereaved family.

The Mexico Ledger is in favor of erecting a monument to the memory of Dr. W. T. Kendall, veterinary surgeon, who lost his life in the fire which destroyed Lee Bros' barn. Dr. Kendall died while trying to save the horses which were tied in the barn. There are heroes at firs as well as in war. The true American appreciates heroes none the less because they are not covered with the blood of their fellow man.

Died of His Injuries
Dr. William T. Kendall Horribly and Fatally Burned in Big Fire Sunday -- Died Monday afternoon.
Dr. William T. Kendall, whose love for dumb animals led to risks which resulted in fatal injuries, died at the home of John Lane at 2:35 Monday afternoon. His two sons, Joe M. Kendall, of Perry, and Dr. W. L. Kendall, of Medill, OK, were at the bedside when death came.
Dr Kendall, Sr., was fatally burned in the Lee Brothers Livery stable fire Sunday night while attempting to release horses from their stalls. While engaged in this work of mercy he was knocked down by a frenzied animal and laid in the fire for sometime, until he was carried out by some of the stable boys, who risked their lives to go to his rescue. His burns were all over the body and his suffering was great.
Deceased was born in Jersy county, Il, sixty-five years ago and has lived in Audrain County since 1859. He has lived in this city several years, moving here from the vicinity of Santa Fe. His wife died ove a year ago.
Funeral services over the remains of Dr. W. T. Kendall, who was fatally burned in the big fire Sunday night and who died twenty hours later, were conducted Tuesday. Short services were held from the home of J. H. Lane at 11:30 Tueaday morning by Rev. C. C. Selectman of the Me. E. church, South, and the body was taken to Littleby Church, northeast of this city, where service were held by Rev. N. S. Johnson. The body was laid to rest at the side of the deceased's late wife.

Mexico Weekly Ledger, Thurs. 23 May, 1929; Pg. 7, col. 4
Samuel S(F). Kendall of San Antonio, Texas, a brother of Mrs. J. H. Lane, of this city, died suddenly in that city Saturday according to a telegram received by Mrs. Lane.  No other particulars were sent her.
Mr. Kendall was born in this county February 21st, 1871 and was a son of the late J? Kendall.  He was 53 years old and had been managing a large paint shop.  He was preparing to leave for California, at the time of his death.
He had been a rancher in that state.  He was unmarried.
Mr. Kendall left Mexico about 18 years ago.  He was a fine man and had many friends here who will regret to learn of his death.
The Ledger joins in extending deepest sympathy to the bereaved.

Mexico Weekly Intelligencer, Thurs. 23 May, 1929; Pg. 2, col. 6
Samuel F. Kendall Dies Suddenly in San Antonio, Texas
Samuel F. Kendall, formerly of this city, died suddenly May 18 in San Antonio, Texas according to word received here Saturday May 18 by his sister, Mrs. John H. Lane.  He was 58 (53)  years old at the time of his
Mr. Kendall's home had been for a number of years in Maryville, California where he had a fruit ranch, but about a year ago he went to San Antonio, Texas for his health and to visit his brothers in that city.  For the past
year he had remained there and was thought to be in much better health and was preparing to return to his home in California at the time of his sudden death.
Mr. Kendall was born February 20, 1871, about 14 miles north east of Mexico near Worcester, the son of Judge and Mrs. S. E. Kendall of Audrain County and Mexico.  He remained for most of his life in Missouri farming in the
same region in which he was born.
He left here about 18 years ago when he went to Maryville, California where he had a fruit ranch.
Mr. Kendall was not married.  He is survived by the following brothers and sisters:  Mrs. John H. Lane of Mexico, Mrs. E. L. Tucker of Los Angeles, Joseph R. Kendall and Oliver R. Kendall both of San Antonio, Texas; and V.
E. Kendall, Okmulgee Oklahoma; Clayton A. Kendall, Durant, Olkahoma; Ford F. Kendall, Booneville, Missouri.
Burial will take place in San Antonio, Texas.

Services for G. Stuart Lake have been set for Tuesday at the Wilkey Funeral Home in Perry. The Rev. Jay Stinson will officiate. Burial will be Wednesday at the Barkley Cemetery in New London. Mr. Lake died Sunday at the Shelbina Nursing Home. He was formerly an employee of the Ralls County Highway Department. He was born June 27, 1910 in New London to Paul and Mary Stuart Lake. On Aug. 16, 1966 he married Eva May Hummell, who survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Teresa May Whitaker, New London; a sister, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Jeffries, Green Grove, Iowa; a brother, Lewis Lake of New London; and four grandchildren. (Mexico Ledger 8-20-84) Ida Hepler

Mexico Weekly Ledger, 14 Jan, 1909 Pg. 1, col. 4
Mrs. Ann Eliza Lane Dead
After an illness of about one week Mrs. Ann Eliza Lane died at her home in this city Thursday morning, January 7, 1909, of pneumonia.  At the time of her death deceased was 81 years, 6 months of age, having been born at Frankfort, Ky., July 12, 1827.  In early childhood, she with her parents
moved to this state.
Mrs. Lane had lived in Mexico for about 29 years, she moving to Mexico from Cole county, coming here at the time for her husband's death in that county.
At the age of 15 years Mrs Lane joined the Southern Methodist church and from then on lived a consecrated life.  Grandma Lane was truly a good woman; she loved her family; she loved her neighbors and friends; she was a devoted mother, a loving wife and possessed of a never murmuring heart, made her a woman loved by all, and her death has caused a deep gloom over the community
in which she lived.  As in the words of one of her children, Mrs. Lane was 'the best mother that ever lived.'
She leaves the following children to mourn her loss, with many other relatives and friends:  Mrs. Mary E. Hall, of Colorado; Mrs. Mattie S. Fry, of Laddonia; John H. Lane of Mexico; Richard Lane, of Mexico; Mrs. Georgie W. Shobe, of Esses, Mo.; Mrs. Carrie Stewart, of Kansas City; Wm. A. Lane, of Fulton, and Shobe Lane, of Mexico, together with the following sisters: Mrs. Martha Lawson, Osage county, MO., Mrs. Elizabeth Lane, of St. Louis; Mrs, Rebecca S. Shobe, of Laddonia, and Mrs. Catherine Davis, of Denison, Texas.
From Virginia W. Thomas

Mexico Weekly Ledger, 6 May 1943, Pg. 8, col. 1
Harvey Richard Lane, 87 years old, of this city, died Monday afternoon at the Audrain hospital after being ill for several months.
Mr. Lane was born in Cole county on January 15, 1856, the son of the late
George H. and Anne Liza Lane.  He came to Mexico to live when a young man and for many years he operated a meat market on West Promenade street.
He is survived by one brother, John of this city who is 89 years old, four sisters, Mrs. Carrie Stewart, 82 and Mrs. Martha Fry, 91, who live at 315 East Promenade street, and Mrs. Mary Hall, 93, of Denver, Colo. and Mrs. Georgia Shobe, 84, of Dexter.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Precht Funeral Home with the Rev. J. D. Randolph officiating.
From Virginia W. Thomas

The Mexico Weekly Ledger, Mexico, MO
16 Oct. 1941, p. 7. col. 4 & 5
William Lane, resident of Mexico for more than 60 years, died suddenly in his quarters in the Lane Building, corner Promenade and Jefferson, shortly after noon Tuesday.  Death was attributed to natural causes by Coroner E. Y. Burton who said no inquest would be conducted.  It was said he had been in
failing health for several years.
Mr. Lane who was born in Cole county, was the son of
Harvey and Ann Eliza Lane.  He was 77 years old.  He came here in 1879.  Surviving are former Mayor John H. Lane, Harvey Lane, Mrs. Mattie Fry, Mrs. Carrie Stewart of this city, Mrs. Mary E. Hall of Denver, Colo., and Mrs. Georgie Shobe of Dexter, brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday at Precht's chapel by the Rev. J. D.  Randolph, pastor of the Mexico Methodist church.  Burial will be at Elmwood cemetery.
From Virginia W. Thomas

Mexico Weekly Ledger, Thurs, 2 Jan. 1941, Pg. 5, col. 2
Jacob Shobe Lane, Mexico resident for 61 years, and youngest member of the Lane family of seven remaining brothers and sisters, died suddenly in his room above the Sosna Theatre in the Lane building, corner Promenade and Jefferson streets, at 6:30 o'clock Sunday morning.
Coroner Y. E. Burton attributed death to natural causes, and said no inquest would be held.
Mr. Lane was 69 years old and had bee in the painting business.  His death was the first among the original family of eight, the oldest of whom, Mrs. Mary Hall of Denver, Colo., is 92.  Other surviving sisters and brothers, are Mrs. Martha Fry of Mexico, 89; former Mayor John H. Lane of this city, who will be 87 February 5; Richard Lane of Mexico, who will be 85 January 15; Mrs. Georgia Shobe of Dexter, 83; Mrs. Carrie Stewart of Mexico, 80, and William A. Lane of this city, 78.
Born in Cole county, Mr. Lane was the son of
George Harvey and Elizabeth Hart Lane.  He moved to Mexic0 in 1879.
The Ledger extends sympathy.
Funeral rites were conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Precht Chapel by the
Rev. J. D. Randlph, pastor of the Mexico Methodist church.
From Virginia W. Thomas

Mexico Weekly Ledger, 20 Mar. 1941, Pg. 7, col. 1
Mrs. John H. Lane, prominent Mexico resident and life-long Audrain countian, died at the Audrain hospital at 1:15 o'clock Saturday morning, after a long illness.  Death came as Mrs. Lane neared her 81st birthday.  She had been a patient in the hospital since November.
Mrs. Lane, whose home was at 315 East Promenade street, was
formerly Miss Oceola Kendall, eldest of the 10 children of the late Judge S. E. and Martha Cauthorn Kendall.  She was born April 26, 1860, at the Kendall farm 12 miles northeast of Mexico.
On September 12, 1883, she was married to Mr. Lane, former mayor of Mexico, and moved here to make her home.  Surviving Mrs. Lane are her husband; a sister, Mrs. Julia Tucker of Los Angeles, Calif.; four brothers, Joe, Ran and Clayton Kendall of San Antonio, Tex., and Ford of Boonville; an adopted son, Harry Lane of Los Angeles, Calif; a grandson, John Lane II of the home here, and many friends.
Mrs. Lane had spent an active life and before her health failed was prominent in club, churches and civic circles.  She was a member of the First Baptist church, the Fitzhugh Lee Chapter of the Daughters of the
Confederacy, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Captain John Hall Chapter of the Daughters of the American colonists, and the Women's Christian Temperance Union.  During the World War, Mrs Lane was active in variousl organizations to aid service men.  For around 25 years she was a member of the State Board of the Baptist Orphans Home at St. Louis, in which she placed 36 children.

Funeral rites were conducted at 2 o'clock here Monday afternoon at the First Baptist church, for Mrs. John H. Lane, prominent Mexicoan, who died Saturday.  The Rev. Lawrence Fitzgerald, pastor, officiated, and burial was at Elmwood cemetery.  Pallbearers were:  Joe Beatty, Clark Garrett, Ross Cauthorn, Dr. R. S. Williams, Earl Haggard and W. B. Sappington.  Music included sextette numbers by Mrs. Fitzgerald, Mrs. Baker Barnes, Mrs David McGrew, Mrs. Ross Wagner, Robert Martin and George Koen, accompanied by Mrs.E. R. Jackson.Among those here from out of town for the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Ford Kendall and son Forrest of Boonville.
The Ledger joins Mrs. Lane's many friends in extending sympathy.
From Virginia W. Thomas