Effie Lorene (Kreitz) Lanning of Somerset, passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at 3:10 a.m. at Somerset Alter Care Facility. Effie was a retiree of Dayton Precision in Hebron, Ohio. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening, and her grandchildren. Effie is survived by one son, Richard Allen (Colleen) Lanning; one daughter, Mary Susan Lanning and partner Leslie Dill; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Jack Kreitz; three sisters, Wilma Smith of Newark, Shirley Ratlif of Lancaster, and Anne Salovich of Newark. Effie was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Mary Kreitz; one brother, Fred Kreitz Jr.; her husband, Russell Lanning and two sons, Zephaniah and Michael Lanning. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 4, 2020 in Salem Cemetery, 11665 Salem Hollow Rd. Murray City. Bope-Thomas Funeral Home in Somerset is entrusted with the arrangements. www.bopethomasfuneralhome.com
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