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Dorothy A. Lanning

July 27, 1924 — May 29, 2020

Dorothy A. Lanning, 95 of Humboldt, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020 at Friendship Haven in Fort Dodge.

She was born July 27, 1924 in Kingsport, Tennessee the daughter of Carlos and Olga (Dinges) Harris. She was united in marriage to Russell A. Lanning on July 1, 1945. Dorothy was a farm wife and took great pride in being a mother and raising her children. She worked later in life for Woolworths for a number of years. She enjoyed playing cards, loved to dance with her husband most week-ends, traveling, spending time in Apache Junction and reading. Dorothy previously had been a 4-H leader.

She is survived by her children, Randy (Nancy) Lanning of Gretna, Nebraska and Deborah (Timothy) Clearwater of Grand Junction, Colorado, her grandchildren, Gregory (Laura) Lanning, Julie (Justin) Nieveen, Nick Clearwater, Kiel (KaMera) Clearwater, Brian (Nicole) Bennett and Bradley Bennett, also 12 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Russell.

A Celebration of Dorothy’s Life was held on Wednesday afternoon June 3rd at the Mason-Lindhart Funeral & Cremation Service in Humboldt.
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