Donald Laney

Donald Leroy Laney, 92, of Sabetha, formerly of Falls City, Neb., died on Friday, March 18, 2022, at his home.

Donald was born in Carthage, Mo., on Jan. 31, 1930, to Charles Jackson Laney and Lottie Jane (Fry) Laney. Donald married Jeraldine D. Boyd on June 4, 1950, and they were married for 71 years.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; and his siblings, James Laney, Elwood Laney, Nancy Reason, Delores Whitehead and Gene Laney.

Donald is survived by his wife, Jeraldine Laney of the home in Sabetha; his five children, Deborah (Patrick) O’Neil, James (Angel) Cole, Douglas (Shirley) Laney, Donald Jeffrey (Connie) Laney and Sandy (Sean) Schuetz; his brother, David Laney; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; his nieces and nephews; and extended family and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 26, 2022, at the NorthRidge Church in Sabetha. A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 25, 2022, at the NorthRidge Church in Sabetha. Memorial contributions may be made to The Gideons International, sent in care of Popkess Mortuary, 823 Virginia Street, Sabetha, Kansas 66534.

A complete obituary may be viewed on the Popkess Mortuary website, and online condolences may be left for the family at

The Sabetha Herald 3/23/2022


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