Clarence Lang


Clarence Lang

Ellis County, Kansas, USA
Death 23 Mar 2015 (aged 96)
Hays, Ellis County, Kansas, USA
Burial Victoria, Ellis County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 144083473 View Source
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Clarence Lang, 96, Hays, died Monday, March 23, 2015 at his home.

He was born March 23, 1919 on the family farm east of Hays the son of Anthony and Catherine (Wiesner) Lang. He graduated from Victoria High School in 1937 and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II serving with the 310th Medical Battalion in northern Africa, Italy, and Switzerland. On May 20, 1946 he married Melinda Geist at St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria. He was a farmer and stockman and worked for the Ellis County ASCS office for fourteen years. He was a member of St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, the St. Nicholas third degree Knights of Columbus Council #10044, the Bishop Cunningham Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, and the Hays VFW Post #9076. He enjoyed playing pinochle with family and friends, loved sports – especially baseball, and enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports. He truly possessed a deep love for his wife and family.

Survivors include his wife, of the home, three sons, one daughter, one brother, one sister, thirteen grandchildren, and twenty one great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant sons Donald and Terrence, three brothers Anthony, Ralph, and Isadore Lang, a sister Oliva Pfannenstiel, and a great granddaughter Katie Lang.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, Hays. Burial with military honors by the Hays VFW honor guard will be in the St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria. Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 pm on Thursday and from 9:00 am until 9:45 on Friday, all at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine. The Bishop Cunningham Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus will stand honor guard from 5:30 until 6:30 pm, a Daughters of Isabella rosary will be at 6:00 pm, a parish vigil service will be at 6:30, followed by a combined Third and Fourth degree Knights of Columbus rosary at 7:00, all on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to TMP-Marian High School or for masses, in care of the funeral home.

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  • Added: 23 Mar 2015
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