Kimber Rose Lane

Kimber Rose Lane, 16, of Gardner, KS passed away Jan. 10, 2021 at Children’s Mercy Hospital.

Kimber was born June 21, 2004 in Guatemala City, Guatemala. She was adopted when she was 17 months old by her parents Russell Eugene and Annette Marie (Pfeifer) Lane. Kimber lived in Gardner all her life and was a junior at Gardner Edgerton High School. She and her parents are members at Divine Mercy Catholic Church. Kimber participated fully in her faith and had the blessing of receiving her First Holy Communion on January 18th, 2020. She took horseback riding lessons at New Horizon Ranch. She loved to swim and to swing and to be cuddled by her family. Kimber’s most favorite thing was singing. Her friends, teachers, therapists, helpers, and family have enthusiastically joined her in hundreds of Journey, ABBA, Dora, and Happy Birthday sing-a-longs. Kimber’s joy will not be forgotten. Her beautiful smile and infectious belly laugh could light up any room.

Saint Mother Teresa says that we are made to love and be loved. Kimber Rose allowed herself to be loved and taught us all how to love. She was incredibly close to all of her family and will be deeply and profoundly missed.

Kimber is survived by her parents, Russell and Annette, Gardner, KS; siblings: Tyler and wife Jami Lane, Lenexa, KS, Jessica and husband Ross Knutson, St. Louis, MO, Samantha Lane, Kansas City, MO, Abigail and husband Tanner Hughes, Fairway, KS; nephews: Carter and Cohen and nieces: Hannah, Sloan and Lauren; paternal grandparents: Ross and Kathy Lane, Baldwin City, KS; maternal grandparents: Al and Arlene Pfeifer, Victoria, KS; and extended family of great-aunts, great-uncles, aunts, uncles and cousins.

On Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 the Rosary and words from the family will begin at 4:00 pm. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. It will be held at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 555 W. Main, Gardner, KS.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:30 am Fri., Jan. 15, 2021 also at Divine Mercy Catholic Church. All events will be Live Streamed on the Divine Mercy Facebook page. Private burial follows at St. Columbia Catholic Cemetery, Gardner, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to Mother Teresa Charitable Trust or New Horizon Ranch

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