Michael A. Lance
August 29, 2005
Michael Alan Lance died Aug. 24, 2005. He was 47. Mike was born Jan. 12, 1958, in Tucson, Ariz., the son of Drew and Patricia Ann (Schmidt) Lance. He grew up in Saratoga, Calif., and graduated from Saratoga High School.
Mike worked for Lockheed Martin Corporation in Sunnyvale, Calif., for approximately seven years, then started his own restaurant and deli in Saratoga. During this time he also started his artist activities in glass etchings and sandblasting. He moved to Idaho, working night shifts as an officer for the Blaine County Sheriff Departmentg and working during the day as an artist, creating works of art in glass, rock, tile and other material as requested by his customers.
Surviving family members include his son, Logan; wife ,Teresa and her three sons, Mike, Steven and Charlie; mother, Patricia Lance; brother, Drew Lance; and sister, Amy Lance Parsons.
Memorial services were conducted Aug. 28 at the Hailey Lions Park. Cremation followed the services under the care of Wood River Chapel. Mike’s passing is a loss to all those who knew him. May his passing bring him peace and happiness. He will surely be missed.