Robert Gene Shane

Robert Gene Shane

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Death 15 Sep 1968 (aged 25–26)
Osage, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA
Burial Riceville, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 74776972 · View Source
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Robert Gene Shane, 26, was killed in a motorcycle accident about 12:30 a.m. Sunday 6-1/2 miles east of Osage on Highway 9. He was a former Taopi resident, and was presently living in Riceville. He was employed by the Oliver Corporation in Charles City, Iowa.

According to the Mitchell County Sheriff's office, Shane and a companion, Seth Hummel were returning to Riceville after a trip to Osage. Their wives were riding in a car driven by Robert White, Riceville, accompanied by Mrs. White. Shane lost control of his motorcycle and was thrown to the pavement. Mitchell County Medical Examiner Dr. Richard Boeke pronounced him dead on arrival at Mitchell County Memorial Hospital, Osage. Death was due to a brain concussion received when his head struck the pavement.

Survivors include his widow, Mary; three sons, Alan, 6, Jimmy, 5, and Danny, 1; two daughters, Gina, 3, and DeAnn, 2; parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shane, Taopi; four sisters, Mrs. Paul (Shirley) Jarcho, Mrs. Dennis (Jacqueline) Bonnette, and Miss Donna Shane, all of Minneapolis; Miss Connie Shane, Taopi; four brothers, William, Thomas, David and Richard, all of Taopi; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Robb, Rochester, Mrs. Mary Shane, Austin.

Funeral services were held Wednesday at Immaculate Conception Church, Riceville, with Rev. J.W. Bohr, officiating. Interment was in Calvary Cemetery.


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  • Created by: D. Fox Engelhardt
  • Added: 11 Aug 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 74776972
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Gene Shane (1942–15 Sep 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 74776972, citing Calvary Cemetery, Riceville, Mitchell County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by D. Fox Engelhardt (contributor 46907362) .