George Lang, Jr., 90
Funeral services for George A. Lang, Jr., 90, of Albert Lea will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Bayview Freeborn Funeral Chapel. The Rev. John Bromeland will officiate. Interment will be at Greenwood Cemetery in Glenville. Military Honors will be accorded by Freeborn County area veteran’s organizations. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service.
George died Tuesday, July 28, 2009, at Thorne Crest Retirement Center.
George A. Lang, Jr. was born on Jan. 8, 1919, to George, Sr. and Effie (Moran) Lang in Stacyville, Iowa. On Oct. 28, 1937, George was united in marriage to Eldreth Westrum in Northwood, Iowa. The couple made their home in Glenville and then Albert Lea where George was employed by Wilson & Co. as a butcher. He was a member of the Glenville United Methodist Church, the VFW and American Legion. George enjoyed visiting with people and sharing old stories. He especially treasured the time spent with his family.
Survivors include his son, Neil and his wife Barbara Lang of Albert Lea; daughter, Sharon Nelson of Albert Lea and special friend Richard Helland of Glenville; grandchildren: Randy Delger and Elissa Vick of Albert Lea, Roxanne (Steve) Poliak of River Falls, Wis., Stephanie (Randy) Erdman of Albert Lea and Stacia Lang of Los Angeles; great-grandchildren: Heather (Tom) Sadauskis of Albert Lea, Travis Delger of Albert Lea, Afton (Phil) Wacholz of Albert Lea, Beau (Sara) Edwards of Rosemount, Joshua (Megan) Edwards of Farmington, Miles Erdman of Albert Lea, John and Mike Poliak of River Falls, Wis.; great-great-grandchildren: Zane and Zoe Sadauskis of Albert Lea, Nevaeh and Brecken Wacholz of Albert Lea and Ezra Edwards of Farmington; sisters-in-law: Colleen Ingvaldson and Vilma Johnson; and many nieces and nephews.
George was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Eldreth; brothers: William and Theodore Lang; half-sister, Maxine Lang, and step-sister, Pauline McKane; step-brother, Harland McKane; granddaughter-in-law, Nancy Delger; and several brothers-in-law.