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Yolanda Lanning

April 2, 1925 February 17, 2020
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Yolanda M. Lanning, 94

MARION – Yolanda M. Lanning, 94, passed away at 10:51 p.m. Monday, February 17, 2020 at Marion General Hospital.
She was born in Marion on April 2, 1925 to Ralph James Mannix and Hazel Irene (Long) Mannix. Both of her parents preceded her in death.
She graduated from Hartford City High School in 1943.
Yolanda married John Richard Lanning on May 19, 1943 in Hartford City. He passed away on March 31, 1965.
She retired from Elder-Beerman Store (Carson’s) in Marion where she worked in sales. She was a Charter member of Sigma Phi Gamma Sorority and Elks Lodge both in Hartford City.
Yolanda will be sadly missed by her daughters, Kathy Ann (husband, Larry) Kellogg of Hartford City, Paula Jane Lanning (husband, Wayne Sanford) of Indianapolis and Kristina Lynn Pace (companion, Kem Holmes) of Marion; grandchildren, John R. (wife, Karin) Lanning, Craig M. (wife, Sara) Lanning, Lori A. Bragg, Curtis J. (wife, Robin) Kellogg, Jared M. Schloerb, Jerry L. (wife, Kim) Leming, Charlene M. (husband, Scott) Billiot, Nikki Callahan-Lanning and Sean Callahan; 22 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren.
She is also preceded in death by her sons, James L. Lanning and Randy J. Lanning.
A Celebration of Life Open House will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 558 East Swayzee, Marion, IN 46952.
Yolanda will be cremated and her cremains interred privately at Gardens of Memory.
Keplinger Funeral Home, 509 N. High St, Hartford City is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to Grant County Animal Shelter, 505 S. Miller Avenue, Marion, IN 46953 or American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674
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