Rose Wilder Lane’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Dec 5, 1886

Death Date

Oct 30, 1968

Age of Death

81 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Oct 30, 1968



The journalist Rose Wilder died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Most famous as the first and only surviving child of Little House on the Prairie writer Laura Ingalls Wilder, Lane became an author in her own right, penning novels, travelogues, and works of political journalism.

She was born in De Smet, Dakota Territory to Laura Ingalls Wilder and Almanzo Wilder, and she spent her childhood years in South Dakota, Minnesota, Florida, Missouri, and Louisiana. Her marriage to salesman Clare Gillette Lane lasted from 1909 until 1918.



“As novices, we think we’re entirely responsible for the way people treat us. I have long since learned that we are responsible only for the way we treat people.” (Rose Wilder Lane)


“Making the best of things is… a damn poor way of dealing with them. My whole life has been a series of escapes from that quicksand.” (Rose Wilder Lane)


“The real protection of life and property, always and everywhere.” (Rose Wilder Lane)


“I came out of the Soviet Union no longer a communist, because I believed in personal freedom.” (Rose Wilder Lane)


“Writing fiction is… an endless and always defeated effort to capture some quality of life without killing it.” (Rose Wilder Lane)