Obit: Lang, Opal (1900 - 1990)
Surnames: LANG TRAVESE LOOKER HINRICHS BELAND MARTENS WILLIAMS MATZKE
----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner (Clark County, Wis.) 09/05/1990
Lang, Opal (1900 - 1990)
Funeral services for Opal Lang, 90, Orange County, Calif., were held Sunday, Sept. 2, 1990, at Spencer United Methodist Church, Spencer. Rev. Kenneth Barnes officiated and burial was in the town of Beaver Cemetery.
Opal Lang was born June 13, 1900, in Bloom City, to William and Emma (nee Travese) Looker. She attended Gault Hollow School at Bloom City and Marshall School at Viola. She graduated from Richland Center County Teachers Normal in 1916, then taught in several rural one-room schools, then moved to Withee. She married Edwin Lang June 14, 1922, at Withee.
He preceded her in death in March 1957. They farmed in the Withee and Unity areas. She moved to Orange County, Calif., in 1955. She continued to teach in public and private schools there until retiring in 1977.
Survivors include six sons, Donald Lang, Bernal Lang, Kermit Lang, Norman, Lang and Roger Lang, all of Southern California and Russell Lang, Marshfield two daughters, Mrs. Eva Jean Hinrichs, Madison and Mrs. Nine Beland, Tucson, Ariz. three sisters, Vada Martens, Thorp Nita Williams, Witchita, Kansas and Mary Matzke, Lakeland, Fla. 31 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, and seven great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, her parents, four brothers, and one sister.
Rux Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
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