Robert M. Laneer, age 63, died Monday afternoon, April 11, 2011, at the Meade District Hospital, Meade, Kansas.
He was born August 14, 1947, at Dodge City, Kansas, the son of Earl and Zona (Morris) Laneer Lepel. As a young boy he attended the Fowler Public Schools. In 1966 he moved to Utah working in the construction and salvage industries. He then moved back to Fowler in 1968 and began working for the XIT Ranch as a cowboy. After a couple of years, he moved to California and returned to work in the construction and salvage industries. In 1984 he retuned to Fowler where he worked as a truck driver, silversmith, and as a cowboy.
He was a member of the Fowler Christian Church and enjoyed collecting knives, hunting, and spending time with family and friends.
On February 29, 2008, he married Renae Eccleston at the Fowler Christian Church, Fowler. She survives.
Other survivors include:
A son, Wesley of Texas
A brother, David Laneer of Dodge City, Kansas
A sister, Fern Russom of Mexico, Missouri
He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Johnnie Allen “Eileen” Leverette.
As a request from Robert, no services are to be held and cremation has taken place.
The family would welcome memorials to the Ronald McDonald House of Wichita in care of Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary, Meade, Kansas.
Personal condolences may be given to the family at www.fidlerormebachmanmortuary.com