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 John A Gange

John A Gange

Birth
Death 12 Jan 1995 (aged 71)
Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Plot 4, 0, 1766
Memorial ID 680698 · View Source
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JOHN ARTHUR GANGE 1923-1995
John Gange was born in Loyalton, SD on October 27, 1923. He was the son of William and Gladys Gange. His father was a farmer. John had two brothers, Edward and George. John attended the local schools in Loyalton graduating from Loyalton High School in 1941. Following high school, John served two years in the Civillian Conservation Corp. In 1932, John joined the Army Air Corp. He returned home for a short time following the war, and then joined up again with the United States Air Force where he served a total of 27 years reaching the rank of Master Sargent. In 1944, John met LaRhea Mullender from Alliance, NE and on June 20, 1948 John and LaRhea were married. Five children were born into their family, Nannette, Nadine, Rex, Jack, and Jay. During the years of John's service in the Air Force, the family had assignments in Massachusetts, Nebraska, Michigan, Japan and California. While in Japan, John served as a volunteer leader with DeMolay, assistant troop leader with the Girl Scouts, and he and his wife taught English to Japanese college students. Upon John's retirement from the Air Force, the family moved to Oakdale, CA where he attended Modesto Junior College graduating in 1975 with a degree in Landscaping and Hoticulture and Design. John had his own landscape business in Aurora, CO and because of health concerns he was forced to retire in 1990. John died on January 12, 1995 and is survied by his wife LaRhea Gange of Aurora, CO; five children, Nannette Adam, and Rex Gange of Alliance, NE; Jack Edward Gange and Jay William Gange both of Aurora, CO, and Nadine Pusel of Bend, Oregon. John's two brothers preceded him in death.


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 680698
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John A Gange (27 Oct 1923–12 Jan 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 680698, citing Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .