Source: News-Journal

Vernon "Jack" Lance (1936-2012)Vernon "Jack" Lance, 75, North Manchester, IN died at 4:57 a.m. Saturday, February 4, 2012 in Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester, IN. He was born September 30, 1936 in Marion, IN  to Arvol L. & Flossie B. (Hartzler) Lance.  He graduated from Gilead High School in 1954 and attended Findley College, Findley, OH and finished his education in the Philippines where he received a BA Degree in Psychology. Jack served in the US Air Force. On January 9, 1966 he married Nancy L. Amstutz. He worked for 17 years for the Social Security Administration.  He was a former co-owner, with his brother, Ivan, of Highland Hills Golf Course, North Manchester, IN for many years.  Along with a passion for golf, Jack loved walking, playing cards, driving and the Indiana Hoosiers and Indianapolis Colts.  His sense of humor and his ornery smile brought joy to his firends and family, even after his illness slowed him down.  He is survived by his wife, Nancy L. Lance, North Manchester, IN; one son, Jay L. (Wendy) Lance, Lititz, PA; three daughters, Cynthia E. Lance, Antioch, CA, Cara R. (Tom) Whiting, Wheaton, IL and Amanda Lance, Fort Wayne, IN; two brothers, Don Lance, Warsaw, IN and Ivan Lance, North Manchester, IN; two sisters, Carolyn Cook, Indianapolis, IN and Beverly Coplend, North Manchester, IN; ten grandchildren, Jack, Anna, Oliver, Theodore, Luci, Charlotte, Gillian, Kyla, Nathan and Logan.   Family and friends may call Friday, February 10, 2012 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 W, North Manchester, IN and one hour prior to services Saturday at the church.  Memorial service will be Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Congregational Christian Church, 310 N. Walnut Street, North Manchester, IN. Pastor Sebrena Cline will officiate.