Lila M. Lanars

Services for Lila Marie Lanars, 75, of Loretto were Friday, June 29, 2012, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto.

Interment was in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Lanars passed away Monday, June 25, 2012, at the Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids. She was born March 16, 1937, to Benjamin and Dora (Zahler) Persian in Wayzata.

She was united in marriage on June 1, 1957, to Ivan Charles Lanars.

Her joy in life was her family. Spending time with her grandchildren was a priority. She was a regular attendee of the grandchildren’s sporting events.

She is survived by her husband, Ivan; children, Wally (Debbie), Bruce (Tammy), Karen (Rick) Jorges, Donna (David) Wiemann, Linda (Pat) Paine, Nancy (Howard) Kasheimer and Merry Lanars and special friend Todd Skeide; grandchildren, Zachary and Lucas Lanars, Alicia and Brittany Lanars, Jenny, Andy, Kyle and Joey Jorges, Dianna and Nicholas Wiemann, Daniel and Michael Paine, Jessica, Travis and Kayla Kasheimer; sister, Betty Ann (Bill) Baer; and sister-in-law, Mary Lou Persian.

Mrs. Lanars was preceded in death by her son, Jerry; granddaughter, Amanda Kasheimer; and brother, Don Persian.