September 15, 1937 ~ December 4, 2020

Born in: Indianapolis, IN
Resided in: Indianapolis, IN

James Arthur Blane, son of the late James D. and Cleo Blane, was born September 15, 1937 in Cadiz, Kentucky. He received his education at George Washington High School. James accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized.

He worked for the City of Indianapolis, Chrysler Corporation and Sutton Garden Company.

Mr. Blane was a very talented person, whatever his hands found to do, he did it with diligence. James was a very good artist and he was a photographer. He had a zest for life.

James A. Blane departed this life on December 4, 2020. Two sons: Anthony Dewayne and Ronald Allen Blane preceded him in death.

He leaves to cherish his memory: Wife, Katherine Blane; sons: James A. Blane (Lagenia), Jerry Siegel, Brian Keith Blane (Nicole) and David Kelly Blane (Shari); daughter, Anita Marie Broadus; as well as a host of loving family and friends.

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  1. To the Blane family, I’m sorry for your loss. I remember Mr. James Blane, while working for the City of Indianapolis many years ago (DMD Code Enforcement – Building Inspections). If my memory is correct….. I think he made some awesome homemade BBQ sauce and everyone loved it.

  2. To the Blane Family, I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember Mr. Blane while working for the City of Indianapolis in Department of Metropolitan Development in Building Inspections many years ago. If my memory is correct, he used to make some awesome BBQ sauce and I think he may have won a contest for it. Prayers of peace and comfort to you.

  3. I worked with “Blane” as we so affectionately called him when I worked in both city of Indianapolis inspection & zoning departments. He was one of my absolute favorite inspectors. We are so sorry for your loss and are praying for your family!

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