Henry Lana

Funeral services for Henry Lana, 95, Lawrence, will be 10am Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mr. Lana died Saturday, October 16, 2021, at LMH Health in Lawrence.

He was born July 15, 1926, in Edmond, Oklahoma, the son of Jerry and Antonia Dolezal Lana. He graduated high school in Stillwell, Oklahoma in 1945.

Mr. Lana served in the United States Army during World War II and worked in construction as a carpenter in the Carpenter’s Union Local 1492.  He enjoyed fishing, camping, gardening, coin collecting, and being outdoors.

He married Zona Spillman on February 27, 1954, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.  They later divorced.  He married Veronica Rae “Ronnie” Shastid on September 29, 1979, she died in 2013.

Survivors include sons, Henry Alan Lana and wife Heather of Billings, Montana, Larry Wayne Lana and wife Janet of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; daughter, Judy Kay Denny and husband Mark of Lawrence; stepdaughter, Rhonda J. Morrison and husband Brent of Lawrence, Kansas; stepson, Cris Chaffin and wife Lea of Lawrence, Kansas; sister, Lydia Wooten of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; grandchildren; and great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter, Donna Carol Scott; brothers, Joe Lana, Charley Lana, Bert Lana; sisters, Mary Cook, Martha Yancey, and Blanch Blatz.

Friends may call from noon to 8pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, sent in care of the funeral home.

Messages & Condolences

From Hazel Bahnmaier...

Judy,
I’m so sorry for the loss of your dad. Keeping you in my prayers.
Mark and Hazel Bahnmaier

From George L. Catt...

To: Judy and family. Henry was a long-time friend. He will be missed. My condolences in our loss.

From Eldon and Charlene Statler...

Rhonda and Chris. We are so very sad to hear of
the loss of Henry. He will be missed.

From Joyce and Jerry Cromwell...

So sorry for your loss! Thoughts and prayers to your family!

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