June 22, 1956 - October 23, 2017
Darlene Lanie, age 61, of Wolcott, Indiana, passed away at her home on Monday, October 23, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Darlene was born in Rensselaer, Indiana on June 22, 1956, the daughter of Russell and Helen (Hale) Conley. She was a 1974 graduate of Kankakee Valley High School. On January 24, 1976, Darlene married Donald E. Sellers, Sr., who passed away on December 21, 1999. She is survived by her loving husband Wayne J. Lanie whom she married in Remington, Indiana on June 28, 2008. Darlene was a bookkeeper, having worked at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Remington and St. Cecilia Catholic Church in DeMotte. She also previously managed Kentucky Fried Chicken stores in DeMotte and Rensselaer and the Petro Truck Stop in Remington for 13 years. She was affiliated with the Sacred Heart Catholic Church of Remington and The Bridge Church in Rensselaer and Demotte Calvary Assembly in DeMotte. Surviving with her husband Wayne are her children, Donald Eugene (Jessica Madison) Sellers, Jr. of Rensselaer, Indiana and Stephanie (Jeff) Cobb of Remington, Indiana; her step children, Kevin Sellers of Shelbyville, Indiana, Kelly (Gary) Spillman of Rushville, Indiana, Shannon (Dave) Hildebrandt of Canada and Anna Lanie (Joe) Ratliff of Lafayette, Indiana; five grandchildren, Hope, Hayly and Hanna Manns, Donald Sellers III and Sayde Sellers, her step grandchildren, Bryce, Brent, Bradley, and Breann Cobb, Kory and Kameron Rupert, Adam and Nakomis Nicholson, Kody Sellers, Joshua, Andrew and Caleb Hildebrandt, and Gabe Ratliff, and great-grandson, Ryker Nicholson. Darlene is also survived by her siblings, Charles (Sue) Conley of Crown Point, Indiana, Patty (Max) Brigide of Melrose Park, Illinois, Lois (Eldon) Kropf of Africa, Joyce (Paul) Walcott of Clinton Twp., Michigan, Jan Chupp of Rensselaer, Indiana, Russell (Sue) Conley of Medaryville, Indiana, Calvin (Jana) Conley of Ogden, Utah and Debbie (Greg) Oliver of Wheatfield, Indiana along with many nieces and nephews She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Donald, her sister Fannie Conley, step daughter Kimberly Sellers, brother-in-law Leon Chupp and great-grandchildren Cooper and Ariel Nicholson. Friends will be received by the family on Thursday, October 26, 2017, from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. CDT at the Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer. Funeral services for Darlene will be held at the Jackson Funeral Chapel of Rensselaer at 10:30 a.m. CDT on Friday, October 27, 2017 with Fr. David Hellmann and Pastor James Clark officiating. Burial will follow at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Rensselaer, Indiana. Memorials may be made to the family of Darlene Lanie.
Darlene Lanie, age 61, of Wolcott, Indiana, passed away at her home on Monday, October 23, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. Darlene was born in Rensselaer, Indiana on June 22, 1956, the daughter of Russell and Helen (Hale) Conley. She... View Obituary & Service Information
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