Ray McLane

Saturday, December 8, 2007

BANNING, Calif. -- Ray E. McLane, 84, of Banning, formerly of Illmo, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2007, at his home in Banning.

He was born Feb. 27, 1923, in Illmo.

McLane was an auto mechanic for 60 years and a member of American Legion Post No. 428 and Downey United Masonic Lodge No. 220 F&AM.

He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth McLane of Banning; two daughters, Susan McLane of Anaheim, Calif., Patricia Coffey of Newport Beach, Calif.; and a sister, Margaret Mayfield of Missouri.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 17 at Weaver Mortuary in Beaumont, Calif. Inurnment will take place at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, Calif.