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August 23rd, 2019

randy baneROLLA – Randy Paul Bane, 71, died Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the Morton County Senior Living Community in Elkhart. 

He was born Dec. 17, 1947 to Gilbert R. and June (Johnson) Bane in Liberal. 

He married Sandra L. Little Sept. 2, 1967 in Rolla. She survives. 

He graduated from Rolla High School. He then attended Fort Hays State University and majored in English and physical education. He received his master’s degree in guidance counseling. 

His first job was in Hoxie, where he taught junior high English and coached basketball. 

In 1971 he moved to Fowler, where he taught high school English, coached high school boys’ basketball and was the guidance counselor. 

He moved to Rolla in 1975 and taught high school English, coached girls’ volleyball, track and was the sponsor for National Honor Society.  He was also the Rolla Librarian for a number of years. 

He was a member of the Rolla United Methodist Church where he was a sponsor for Sonshine Singers and MYF. 

He was one of the founders of Kansas Scholars’ Bowl and was inducted into the KSHSAA Hall of Fame where he served in the Leadership Group. 

He served on the Morton County Fair Board and was a 4-H sheep leader for a number of years. 

Survivors also include son, Andy Bane and wife, Shara, Elkhart; daughter, Jenny Faimon and husband, Aaron, Olathe; sister-in-law, Jean Bane, Elkhart; and three grandchildren: Noah Bane, Evan Faimon and Abi Faimon. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Gary Bane.

• Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 25, 2019 at the United Methodist Church in Rolla with Pastor Mary Courtney presiding. 

Burial will follow at the Rolla Cemetery in Rolla. 

Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019, with family present from 4 to 8 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home in Elkhart. 

Memorials are suggested to the Rolla Library or the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation in care of Garnand Funeral Home, PO Box 854, Elkhart, KS 67950. 

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