Lane Logan, age 28, Watertown, S.D., died April 23, 2015, in Watertown.
Lane Philip Logan was born April 28, 1986, in Philip, the son of Russel and Barbara (Hodgkiss) Logan. At the age of three, he moved with his family to the Badlands National Park housing, where he attended Interior grade school, and Wall High School, graduating in 2005.
After graduation, he worked at the Badlands National Park for a short time, before moving to New Mexico.
Lane entered the U.S. Navy on May 4, 2006. He received his basic training at Great Lake Naval Station in Chicago. He was stationed on the USS Enterprise for five years as an electrician. During that time, he did three separate tours in the Middle East. He was stationed on shore duty for the last year and half at Norfolk, Va.
Lane was united in marriage to Lorrin Baker on May 11, 2013, on the beach in Hampton, Va. They made their home in Hampton. Their daughter, Raylin Jae, was born February 28, 2014. He was honorably discharged on May 5, 2014.
After his discharge, they remained in Hampton until October 2014, when they moved to Watertown. Lane worked as a welder for Terex until the time of his death.
Lane enjoyed working on cars, and drag racing. He loved to fish, and taught some of the family how to fish. He cherished every moment he got to spend with his family, especially his daughter, Raylin Jae.
Survivors include his wife, Lorrin Whitney Logan, Watertown; his daughter, Raylin Jae Logan, Watertown; his parents, Russ and Barb Logan, Interior; five sisters, Heather Wipf and her husband, Zack, Watertown, Crystal Grimes and her husband, Tony, Interior, Lacey Thorson and her husband, Todd, Philip, Erica Reynolds, Wall, and Victoria Logan, Interior; his paternal grandmother, Gay Logan, Philip; his father-in-law, Robert Baker and his wife, Shannon, Silver Creek, Miss.; his mother-in-law, Tanis Dabbs, Texas; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Lane was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Philip “Phil” Logan; his maternal grandparents, Merle Leo and Jeanette Alice Hodgkiss; a niece, KyleRae Bailey Marie Todd; and his cousin, Brent LaPlante.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, April 28, at the Interior Fire Hall, with Pastor Kathy Chesney officiating.
Ushers were Zach Denke and Jeff LaPlante. Pallbearers were Brian Stuart, Bentley Maslanka, Randy Leddy, Phil Schwartz, John Nachtigall, Zack Wipf, Tony Grimes, Monte Denke, Andy Johnson and Joey Cella.
Interment with military honors will be at the Wall Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established. Cards and memorials may be sent to Rush Funeral Home P.O. Box 607, Philip, SD 57567.