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Obituary - Robert Darwin Lancing

Robert Darwin Lancing, former resident of Pagosa Springs, passed away Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010, at the age of 73.

Robert “Bob” Lancing served in the United States Navy, as well as the Army. He moved to Pagosa Springs where he served as a Pagosa Springs police officer and a Colorado Mounted Ranger.

Bob is survived by his sister, Laurabelle (Fred) Riebel; and his children, Linda Minton and Patrick Lancing, all of Michigan, Roberta (Michael) Schroeder, of Pagosa Springs, and Jared Lancing, of Durango. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by his parents, Robert and Clair Lancing; brother, Donald Lancing; children James Lancing and Deanna Silvester, of Michigan; and a great-granddaughter from Pagosa Springs.

There will be no services for Bob; he will be cremated in Kentucky and placed forever in the Veterans Wall at the local cemetery.