Obit: Lange, Edith M. (1936 - 2011)

 

Contact: Bob

Email: bob@wiclarkcountyhistory.org


Surnames: Adedokun, Anderson, Gish, Jobe, Lange, Leischer, Matz, Preble, Schueler

----Source: The Star News (Medford, Taylor Co., Wisconsin) Thursday, June 16, 2011, online edition

 

Lange, Edith M. (Preble) (May 1, 1936 - June 15, 2011)


Edith M. Lange, 75, Medford, died on Wednesday, June 15 at Memorial Nursing and Rehab Center in Medford.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 18 at 11 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Medford, with Rev. Michael Adedokun officiating. Burial will be at Medford Evergreen Cemetery II.


Visitation will be held at the church on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the time of the service.


Hemer Funeral Service of Medford assisted the family with arrangements.

----Source: Hemer Funeral Home (Medford, Taylor Co., WI) online obituary


DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH:

May 1, 1936 at Cordova, Minnesota

EDUCATION:

Attended Le Center, Minnesota Schools

MARRIAGE INFORMATION:

January 8, 1955 in Milwaukee to Robert J. Lange and he preceded her in death on November 19, 1995

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE:

Robert and Edith owned and operated the 102 Tavern in Rib Lake for a number of years. The family then moved to Waterford where they owned and operated a restaurant for a few years. During this time she also waitressed at various restaurants in the Waterford area. In 1975 they moved to Augusta and in the early 1980ís they returned to Medford where she worked at Coppís and K-Mart until her retirement. Edith also volunteered at the Medford Hospital, The Senior Citizenís Center, the VFW and the United Methodist Church for the past 15 years. She enjoyed doing hobby crafts, knitting, quilting and sewing.

MEMBER OF:

United Methodist Church, Medford, VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Memorial Health Center Volunteers

SURVIVING CHILDREN:

2 Sons: Jeffrey (Tammy) Lange of Medford and Dan (Debbie) Lange of Cornell

CHILDREN DECEASED:

2 Children in Infancy

NUMBER OF GRANDCHILDREN:

4 Grandchildren

3 Great-grandchildren

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS:

2 Sisters: Lorraine (Mervel) Leischer of Union Grove, WI and Vernelia Jobe of Endeavor, WI

DECEASED BROTHERS:

Brothers: LeRoy, Walter and Everett

DECEASED SISTERS:
Sisters: Thelma Schueler, Nellie Gish and Elsie Matz

DECEASED FATHER:

Sherman T. Preble

DECEASED MOTHER: Mabel Preble


PALLBEARERS: Jason, Jordan and Trent Lange, Kevin Anderson and Danny Schueler

OTHER INFORMATION: Hemer Funeral Home of Medford is assisting the family with arrangements. For online condolences, please visit hemerfuneralservice.com

 

 


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