Pat Ray McClane, 73, formerly of Union

Pat Ray McClane, age 73 of Yankton, S.D., (formerly of Union) died July 22, 2020, in Yankton.

Pat was born July 31, 1946, at home in Union to Ted R. and Letha (Rakes) McClane.

He attended school in Union until the 8th grade and went to work in one of the local rock quarries. 

Pat was a skilled crane and heavy equipment operator, mechanic and welder. 

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, building things and was a professional musician, playing lead and steel guitar in a local band for most of his life.  

Survivors include five children; brothers and sisters, Helen (Marvin) Attebery of Nebraska City, Terry McClane of Union, Kirk McClane of Beaver Lake,  Joni Weverstad of Yankton, S.D., and Jill Pumphrey of Glen Bernie, Md.; and five children.

He was  preceded in death by his parents; infant sister, Doris; sister, Mary Lemieux and brother, Ted “Ronnie” McClane.  

Graveside services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at West Union Cemetery near Union.  

There will be no viewing or visitations.

Memorials are suggested to the family’s choice.

Online condolences may be expressed at  

Marshall Funeral Chapel of Nebraska City is in charge of arrangements.

Posted online on August 09, 2020