William “Bill” Lanning – Delhi

William “Bill” Lanning, 74, of Delhi, died December 24, 2016.  Visitation will be 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 29, 2016, at Clifton – Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Earlville, Iowa with services following at 6:00 p.m. with Pastor Sam Mack officiating. Burial at Evergreen Cemetery, Delhi, at a later date.

William Jay Lanning was born August 16, 1942, in Webb, Iowa, the son of Raymond and Olga (Vigness) Lanning. He was a graduate of Maquoketa Valley High School. Bill served honorably in the U.S. Army Reserves. He worked in the welding trade and as a mechanic. Bill was a talented guitar player and performed with many area bands. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle.

He is survived by one sister, Mary Ellen (Keith) Holdridge of Minnesota; nephews, Michael (Ericia) Lanning of Lamont, David (Delaine) Lanning of Swisher; and Paul Czyzewski of Minnesota; nieces, Lori (Maurice Hearne) Holdridge of Minnesota, Julie Holdridge of Arizona, and Venessa (Don) Rotchadl of Minnesota.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Walter Lanning and Sylvia Czyzewski.

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