Walter R. Lane

Walter R. Lane Jr. of Saukville died March 11, 2023, at the age of 78.

He was born Aug. 13, 1944, in Milwaukee, Wis., to Walter Raymond Lane Sr. and Grace Frances (Stevens) Lane.

Wally was a kind, generous and thoughtful soul and will be missed and remembered by the many lives he touched.

He was an avid bowler for many years, traveling the country by car as he didn’t enjoy flying, bowling in various tournaments. He loved his cigars and watching old Western shows and the Weather Channel. He also enjoyed his weekly card games with his friends.

Wally worked at A.O. Smith as a welder and crane operator until he retired at age 62.

Walter was preceded in death by his parents Walter R. Lane Sr. and Grace Lane and sister Esther.

He is survived by his significant other, Vicki Scott; sons Daniel (Bonnie), Robert (Beth), Steven (Laura) and Nickolis (Vicki); eight grandchildren, Sasha, Logan, Addison, Will, Samantha, Zoe, Jayden and Makenzie; one great-grandson, Ben; brothers John and Myron; and sister Deborah. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

A celebration of life will be held on April 22, 2023, at 2:30 p.m. at Pioneer Bowl, 1801 WI-175, Richfield, WI 53076.



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