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Neil Gordon McLane Jr., Age 83

Posted April 26, 2017 at 3:55 pm

Neil Gordon McLane Jr. died suddenly Sunday, March 26, 2017 from complications while recovering at home after surgery to repair a broken arm.

He was born May 2, 1933 in Omaha, Neb., to Neil Gordon McLane Sr. and (Hazel) Margaret Vindahl McLane. He was raised in Akron, Iowa, with six siblings: Oralee, Pat, Mary, Norma, Linda and Mike. He was a wonderful help to his mom while his dad was overseas during World War II. He graduated from Akron High School in 1952, and through much of his growing up, he worked with his dad in the family meat market and grocery store. While in high school, he trained for and boxed in the Golden Gloves. He loved Akron and South Dakota, and wherever he was in the world, his heart

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