Michael Wayne Lance

June 12, 1945September 12, 2017

STONEWALL, LA – Services to honor the life of Michael Wayne Lance, 72, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Centuries Memorial Park. The family will receive guests on Monday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Michael was born on June 12, 1945, in Bakersfield, CA to the late Henry and Viola Lance and passed away on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. He had previously been employed with General Motors as a skilled tradesman until an unfortunate “on the job” accident halted his career. After his untimely retirement, Michael spent his days enjoying his family and the life he had been given. He was a wonderful husband, Dad, and grandfather and will be deeply missed.

Michael is preceded in death by his son, Randy Lee Lance; brother, Jim Lance; three sisters, Hallie Lance, Maxine Smith, and Edlou Kennedy; and his parents. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Janet Lance; sons, Damian Lance and Scott Lance; daughter, Dana Newberry; sister, Janice Ponciano and husband Walt; grandson, Dalton Lance; and five great-grandchildren.


  • Visitation Monday, September 18, 2017
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Michael Wayne Lance

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Ray Astorga

September 18, 2017

My condolences to your Family, God Bless you and your Family. R.I.P. my union brother.

Michael Wilson

September 17, 2017

Condolences to the family with our prayers. Michael was a good friend and we had a lot of fun working at Van Nuys. He will be missed and I will cherish the last time that we talked.

danny vasquez

September 17, 2017

You will always live in our hearts and prayers.