William Walace Zane

ObitWilliamZaneSept. 5, 1927 – Nov. 12, 2013

Funeral services for William Walace Zane were held Nov. 23 at the Kingdom Hall in Cody. William, 86, died Nov. 12 at Powell Valley Hospital.

He was born Sept. 5, 1927, in Basin, the son of John Parker and Nance Winford Brown Zane. He was raised and received his education in Basin and graduated from Basin High School in 1948.

He married his high school sweetheart, Frances Minnie Ruhl, in Billings, Mont., in 1948.

The couple lived in Greybull until moving to Powell in 1950.

William worked as an electrician from 1960 to 2000.

A Jehovah Witness, William loved his family, was loyal to his friends, and loved reading the Bible.

His wife Frances Minnie Zane on Oct. 23, 2005, and his parents, John Parker and Nance Winford Brown Zane, preceded him in death.

He is survived by his son Robert Lois Zane; daughter Elizabeth Anne Zane Murphy; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.