RAVENA – Alene Kane, 83,
passed away Monday, January 19, 2009. Alene was born August 22,
1926 daughter of the late Claude and Bessie (Simmons) VanValkenburg.
She was an avid bowler and loved camping.
Alene was the
devoted wife of the late John J. Kane. Survivors include her son
Mark J. Kane of Ravena; cherished grandchildren, Lisa Johnston, Amy
Travis, Beth Kane, Jennifer Kane and Shawna Kane; loving
great-grandchildren, Timothy and Cassandra Johnston, Skyler and
Riley Travis and Kile and Nathan Knight. Alene was predeceased by
her son Gary L. Kane and her brother Sterling VanValkenburg.
A memorial service
will be held 7 PM Thursday, January 22nd at the Babcock Funeral
Home, Ravena. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday
prior to the service starting at 5 PM. In lieu of flowers
contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association or Evergreen Commons
would be appreciated.