Obit: Lange, Edith M. (1936 - 2011)
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
Attended Le Center, Minnesota Schools
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
United Methodist Church, Medford, VFW Ladies Auxiliary
and Memorial Health Center Volunteers
2 Sons: Jeffrey (Tammy) Lange of Medford and Dan
(Debbie) Lange of Cornell
2 Children in Infancy
NUMBER OF GRANDCHILDREN:
2 Sisters: Lorraine (Mervel) Leischer of Union Grove,
WI and Vernelia Jobe of Endeavor, WI
Brothers: LeRoy, Walter and Everett
Sisters: Thelma Schueler, Nellie Gish and Elsie Matz
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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