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Monday, June 12, 2023
10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)
Margaret Ellen “Peg” Bane, 93, of Gibson City peacefully passed away at 8:01 am Wednesday June 7, 2023 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. Her funeral mass will be held at 11:00am Monday June 12, 2023 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church with Father Dong Van Bui and Deacon Paul Sarantakos officiating. The rosary will be recited at 9:30am at the church followed by visitation until the time of the service. Burial will be at Drummer Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Ruby’s Rescue & Retreat or to Carle Hospice. Rosenbaum Funeral Home is assisting the family with their arrangements.
Peg was born November 1, 1929 in Gibson City. A daughter of Kenneth and Marion Malone Day. She married Joseph Hennek on August 31, 1948. She married Charles Bane on December 31, 1993. He passed away August 21, 1999.
She is survived by two daughters Lee Ellen (Jim) Remmers of Cullom and Jody (Tim) Bane of Gibson City. Four grandchildren Angie (Brent) McCoy of Kokomo, Indiana; Mikki (Joe) Jeffers of Russiaville, Indiana; Alex (Abbi) Bane of Gibson City and Andy (Kelsey) Bane of Gibson City and four precious great grandchildren. A step sister Cynthia (Dan) Boo of Kouts, Indiana her special friend Paula Cyphert of Gibson City her “third” daughter Bonnie Farmer of Gibson City , and her fur baby Bonnie. She was preceded in death by her son Douglas Hennek, sister Marilyn Stange, two step brothers Charles and David Bukowski and the best dance partner John Swanberg.
Peg was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and The Loyal Order of Moose #173 of Bloomington. She owned and operated the Melvin Tap for twenty-four years. She enjoyed shopping but her passion was dancing. She loved to dance and she was good at it. She was happiest when dancing.