Joe Lanning

Date of Death: 04-23-2021
Burial: Allen Cemetery
Funeral Service : 04-27-2021

Joe Lanning

David Joe Lanning, 74, of Gower, MO passed away, April 23, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on February 26, 1947 to Louis and Virginia (Durkin) Lanning in St. Joseph, MO. He grew up in St. Joseph, Maryville, and Boone, Iowa and graduated from Lathrop High School in 1965. He then enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served during the Vietnam War on the USS Hancock and the Enterprise. 

 On July 21, 1990 he was united in marriage to Lisa Schuster. After their marriage they lived in Gower and raised their families.

Joe worked for many places including, Tri-City Implement, Everett Quarries and retired from Lipton Tea in 2013. He acquired many friends along the way. After his retirement, he enjoyed working on the farm, fishing, and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Joe is survived by his wife, Lisa; children, Gabe (Dayna) Lanning, Luke (Diana) Lanning, Jessica (Wes) Ott, and Alicia (Jeff) Wuerfele; grandchildren, Van, Jake, Dahlia, Aspen, Jewell, Scarlett, Oliver, Trenton, Wyatt, and Taylor; brothers, Dick (Sharon) Lanning and Larry (Barbara) Lanning; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Visitation: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday, April 26th at Hixson-Klein Funeral Home, Gower.

Funeral Service: 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 27th at the funeral home.

Burial with Military Honors: Allen Cemetery, Gower.


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