Christel A. Lane


Christel A. Lane of New Fairfield, CT (formerly of Rock Hill, NY) passed away on November 11, 2022. She was 96 years old.

Born in Forst/Lausitz Germany on December 20, 1925, she was the daughter of Peter and Martha (nee Kruger) Janicek.

Christel is survived by her children: Frank Lane of California City, CA, Gabriel Reddish and her husband Rodger, Bernard Lane both of Colorado Springs, CO, Elizabeth Yount and her husband Chris of Windsor, CT, and Heidi Schmidt of Jeffersonville, NY;17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren;and 3 great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by son Ralph Lane, brother Adalbert Janicek and sister Margot Kirst.

Visitation will be on Saturday, December 3rd from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the New Life Church, One Beaver Bog Road, New Fairfield, CT with an 11:00 a.m. service at the church, followed by interment in Rock Hill Cemetery, 110 Glen Wild Road, Rock Hill, NY.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Rock Hill United Methodist Church where Christel was a beloved Sunday School teacher for many years, 254 Rock Hill Drive, Rock Hill, NY 12775.


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