Archive for June, 2014

 Roberda Jean VanHoose Lane, 98, of Gladwin, MI, passed away Thursday, June 5, 2014.  She was born Aug. 26, 1915, in Fort Gay, WV, the daughter of the late Charlie C. and Sue (Weddington) VanHoose. A sister and two brothers also preceded her in death.  Surviving are her son, Michael David Rossman; a granddaughter, Lauree Rossman Hoag, and two great-grandsons, all of Gladwin, and several nieces and nephews.  Roberda was believed to have been the oldest living alumnus of Fort Gay High School, having graduated 80 years ago, just a couple of years after the new high school building was completed. She moved to Detroit where she worked for 25 years in the office of Dr. Yarrows.  She married the late Mike Rossman, and later married Ed Lane, who also predeceased her. Roberda was the granddaughter of William J. Vanhoose who served as a 1st Sgt. in Co. B 45th Ky. Infantry during the Civil War.  Cremation has taken place and she will be laid to rest in the Bartram Cemetery, Fort Gay.

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