Arnold V. Lange, 82, Huntingburg

Arnie LangeArnold V. Lange, 82, of Huntingburg, died Saturday (May 21) at his home. He was born in Huntingburg January 17, 1934, to Clem F. and Clara (Brinkman) Lange. He married Martha Welp January 7, 1956, in Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper.

Arnold retired from Jasper Chair Company. He was a 1952 graduate of Holland High School. He was a lifelong member of St. Henry Catholic Church and was a past president of the St. Henry Community Club. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, horseshoes, quilting, and being with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Martha Lange; six daughters, Debbie Moore and husband Jim, Whitfield, Maria Graves and husband Charlie. Bristow, Jean Rahman, Ferdinand, Carla Hoffman and husband Jerry, Portersville, and Elaine Main and husband Bernie and Annette Buse and husband Brad, all of Huntingburg; four sons, Alan Lange and wife Dana, Holland, Darryl Lange and wife Lora, Mariah Hill, and Gary Lange and wife Diana and Jason Lange and wife Belinda, all of Huntingburg; 30 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Virginia Johannemann, Ferdinand, Mary Ann Treat and husband Jim, Santa Claus, and Fran Jerger and husband Ron, Huntingburg; two brothers, Ray Lange and wife Dorothy and Clem Lange and wife Mary C, all of Huntingburg.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Gary Allen Lange in infancy, one son-in-law, Gary Rahman, two sisters, Edna Tempel and Irene Lange in infancy, and one brother, Victor Lange.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Henry Church or to the St. Henry Cemetery Fund. Online condolences may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Thursday in St. Henry Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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