Lawrence Dean “Larry” Lang

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Lawrence Dean “Larry” Lang

  • Birth 23 Apr 1923
  • Death 24 May 2007
  • Burial Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, USA
  • Plot ACACIA B 65
  • Memorial ID 39876209

Lawrence Dean "Larry" Lang, 84, died May 24, 2007, at Hutchinson Hospital.

He was born April 23, 1923, in Pendennis, the son of Charles "Dee" and Melinda "Dorothy" Warnken Lang. He grew up on the family farm in Lane County and had been a longtime Hutchinson resident. He was a mechanic in his early years and drove for Santa Fe Truck Lines from 1948 until his retirement in 1981.

He belonged to the Teamsters Local No. 795, Wichita, American Legion Lysle Rishel Post No. 68, Highland Golf and Supper Club, both at Hutchinson. Larry loved to fly his plane, fish and travel with his friends. Poker night with his buddies was something he always looked forward to. The last several years he loved going to the dog track in Wichita to pick the winners. He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II serving as an airline crew chief.

On Aug. 28, 1952, he married Shirley Joy Anderson in Alton. She died Oct. 20, 1995.

Survivors include: three sisters-in-law, Enid Barnt, Edith Lang and Marie Lang.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Marion and Howard.

Memorial service will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Elliott Mortuary Chapel, Hutchinson, with Bones Nay presiding. Cremation has taken place. Friends may sign the register from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be sent to the Boys and Girls Club of Hutchinson, in care of the funeral home.

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  • Created by: Christina Stark Bontrager Hansen
  • Added: 25 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39876209
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lawrence Dean “Larry” Lang (23 Apr 1923–24 May 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39876209, citing Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson, Reno County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Christina Stark Bontrager Hansen (contributor 46604698) .