In Memory of my Dad

Saturday, January 3, 2015

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My 95 year old father, Benjamin Ames Laning, died last night in his sleep.  I am sad; however, knowing he lived a long and healthy life is comforting. 

Our greatest pastime together was playing golf.  In all the years we played together,  i never could beat my “old man”.  He was good at everything he took an interest in. 

I will miss him of course, but now I must prepare to fly to his long time home in Nashville, Tennessee and join my family to say our final goodbye. 

I will resume my blog upon my return to Yuma.

3 comments:

  1. I am so sorry for your loss. Losing our parents is so hard. Take care of yourself and best wishes on your travels.

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  2. Thank you and Jer, for your thoughts at this time.

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  3. Mr. Laning, my condolences on the passing of your father. He was one of the many great Laning/Lanning family members that served this country. My grandfather was a Lanning. I have created a Laning/Lanning family tree. I have tried to follow the families of the original Laning/Lanning families to the present day. If you are interesting in viewing this tree send me an e-mail to jaysspencer@juno.com and I will send you an invite to your e-mail address. Jay S. Spencer San Diego

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