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Obituary: Ellen Lorraine Lane

Ellen Lorraine Lane, 91, of Cloquet, Minnesota, passed away on Monday, June 3, 2024 at her home. Ellen was born on October 27, 1932 to Anthony and Anna Vafias in Perch Lake Township, near Carlton, MN. She was married to LeRoy Lane.

Ellen was the owner of Cloquet Transit and LCS Coaches for many years. She attended Cloquet Gospel Tabernacle, Journey Christian Church and was in the Red Hat Society.

She was preceded in death by her husband LeRoy J.E. Lane.

"I want you to know that there is absolutely no doubt that I am in Heaven. Not by my own worthiness, but only through the mercy of Jesus Christ my Savior, who paid the price for my soul's redemption through His death on the cross. I committed my life to Christ when I was 5. I want to encourage my loved ones and friends to place their faith and trust in Him alone for their salvation. May God grant you peace, love and strength as He guides all of you through life. Then at the end time, we will be reunited in Heaven as a happy family" ~ Ellen

Survived by children, Joy (Tom) Appell, Faith Wood, Jeffrey (Susan) Lane, Jack (Micki) Lane; grandchildren, Mandi and Megan Appell, Anthony (Caitlyn) Wood, Christian Wood, Emily Lane, Kristin (Dan) Lindberg, Michael (Felycia) Lane, Sam and Nick Murphy, Sage and Torrie Lane; great grandchildren, Aria Wood, Ellis, Collette, Leroy Lindberg, and Ryder Swan.

In lieu of flowers, Ellen asked that donations can be sent to Journey Church/Dominican Republican Mission, in support of Emily Lane.

Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Monday, June 24, 2024 at Journey Christian Church, 1400 Washington Ave, Cloquet, and Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 10 a.m. until the service begins at 11 a.m. at Journey Christian Church. A luncheon will follow the service and burial at Maple Grove Cemetery after the luncheon. Arrangements entrusted to Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet, MN. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute, see http://www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com