Janie Lane’s Family Distraught Over Communication Regarding His Death
In regards to the passing of Warrant singer Jani Lane, Jani’s sister, Vicky Oswald-Ley, is hearbroken over how she’s had to find out about her brother’s death over the internet and not from his wife or longtime manager. Vicky stated during an interview with RadarOnline.com , “I am just so angry right now. It’s just very sad. I don’t even have Kimberly’s [Janie’s current wife] number but I know she has mine and she hasn’t called.”
“As far as I know his body was cremated yesterday, but I have no proof of that and there was no service, they’ve not told us anything,” said Lane’s distraught older sister.
Lane’s other sister, Michelle Robinson lives in Los Angeles and while she wasn’t invited to the memorial held three days after his death, she turned up at the restaurant where it was held on August 14th anyway.
“She was aware of what time and where from the Internet, and no one attempted to stop and remove her, so that was a good thing,” explained Oswald-Ley.
As for late front man’s will, the family doesn’t know if one even exists. “We don’t know if he had a will, we’re being told he did but haven’t seen anything,” said Vicky, who isn’t going to give up fighting for information.
“This is not over for the family. There are a lot of questions that are unanswered. I want to know why he was alone, that is the saddest and most difficult thing to accept.
Everyone knew that he had this disease. He had family and blood relatives, someone could have helped him seek treatment rather than leaving him to die alone,” she sobbed.
There will be a public memorial held for singer, who’s real name was John Kennedy Oswald, on August 29th at the legendary Key Club on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, with fellow metal rock bands Great White, Quiet Riot, Enuff Z’Nuff and L.A. Guns performing for fans.
Jani’s close family hosted their own intimate gathering last weekend in a Doylestown, Ohio chapel for those who knew him before he was famous.
“His best friend and first love, Bekka Bramlett, performed, it was beautiful,” said Vicky through her tears.