Norman Joseph Lange


Birth: January 10th, 1930
Death: June 18th, 2017
Age: 87 years
Residence:Merrill, Michigan
Previous Residence(s):Merrill, Michigan
High School:Breckenridge High School -
Survived By: a daughter, a son and daughter-in-law, Kristi Marie Bacon; Robert and Mary Lange; three grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, two sisters, Robert Lange, Ann Johnston, Marion Fuhrman, Daniel and Carl Lange.
Affiliations: Breckenridge American Legion Post #295 Hemlock-Merrill V.F.W. Post 7302
 
Served In: Army
 

Norman Joseph Lange

Merrill, Michigan

    Passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017.  Age 87 years.

    The son of the late Edward Lange was born January 10, 1930 in Merrill, Michigan.  He married Barbara Joyce Fuhrman, April 24, 1954. She passed away January 28, 2015. Norman served with the U.S. Army during WWII and was a life member of the Breckenridge American Legion Post #295 and the Hemlock-Merrill V.F.W. Post #7302. He was employed by International Harvester in Wheeler, B&W Coop and retired from Wieland International in Saginaw.  He was a member of the Breckenridge United Methodist Church. He was very active in the Breckenridge area community, serving as Wheeler Township Supervisor, on the Gratiot County Equalization Review Board and for 17 years on the Breckenridge School Board. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and gardening. He spent time at his property on Elbow Lake for over 50 years. He enjoyed traveling, especially to the Upper Peninsula and Alaska.

     Surviving are a daughter, a son and daughter-in-law, Kristi Marie Bacon; Robert and Mary Lange; three grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by three brothers, two sisters, Robert Lange, Ann Johnston, Marion Fuhrman, Daniel and Carl Lange.

     The funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the W. L. Case and Co. Funeral Chapel in Merrill with Military burial in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Breckenridge under the auspices of the Breckenridge American Legion Post #295. Friends may call at the Chapel in Merrill from 4:00-9:00 p.m. Wednesday. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Breckenridge American Legion Post #295 or the Breckenridge United Methodist church.  www.casefuneralhome.com  



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