Lanee Barnes, 42

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WISCASSET — Lanee Barnes, 42, died May 13 at her home.

She was born in Portsmouth, Va. on Dec. 6, 1969, to Walter and Larraine Felscher Jr.

She graduated from Gardiner High School in 1988 where she was on the swim team. She also graduated from Pennsylvania Flight Attendant School in Pittsburgh, Pa.

On Aug. 7, 1999, she married Shawn Barnes.

She was a swim coach for the Wiscasset Community Center and helped at the family restaurant. She was employed as a police officer in Hallowell, a crisis management training coordinator for NAMI and a lifeguard at Reid State Park. She also spent time working as private security.

Barnes enjoyed shopping, shoes, swimming, scuba diving, hunting with her family, scrap-booking and spending time with family and friends.

She was predeceased by her father, Walter Cheney Felscher Jr., in 1991 and her son Gauge Michael Barnes, on Oct. 29, 2009.

Barnes is survived by her husband, Shawn Barnes; son Ridge Barnes; mother, Larraine Van Veen, and her husband, Francis; sister, Mary Elizabeth Collier and her husband, Linn; stepbrother, Andy Van Veen; half brother, Walter Felscher III; stepsister, Karyn Cox; and father-in-law, William W. Barnes.

A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. on May 19 at the Barnes home on 568 Gardiner Road, Wiscasset.

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