Raymond J. Lange, 89, Huntingburg

Raymond J. Lange, 89, of Huntingburg, died Sunday, August 15, at his home. He was born in St. Henry May 28, 1930, to Clem F. Lange Sr. and Clara (Brinkman) Lange. He married Dorothy Fuhs June 4, 1957, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper.

Raymond was a retired truck driver for Best Chairs and Eck Trucking and a farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and a member Ferdinand American Legion Post 124 for 59 years, a lifelong member of St. Henry Catholic Church, and a past president of St. Vincent Depaul Society. He and his wife Dorothy were recipients of the Simon Brute’ Award. He belonged to the Early Days Antique Club and the National Rifle Association and enjoyed gardening and restoring antique tractors.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy Lange; three sons, Mike Lange and wife Brenda, St. Meinrad, Jerry Lange and wife Glenda, Schnellville, and Tom Lange and wife Valene, Santa Claus; three daughters, Christie Kramer and husband Pat, Holland, and Margaret Fleming and husband Pat and Angie Recker, all of Huntingburg; one brother, Clem Lange and wife Mary C, Huntingburg; three sisters, Virginia “Gin” Johanneman, Ferdinand, Fran Jerger and husband Ron, Huntingburg, and Mary Treat and husband Jim, Santa Claus; brother-in-law Lee Tempel, Dale; sister-in-law Martha Lange.Huntingburg; 22 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one grandchild, Chris Klueh, two great-grandchildren, two brothers, Arnie and Vic Lange, two sisters, Edna Tempel and Irene Lange, who died in infancy, and brother-in-law Albert Johanneman.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday and from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at St. Henry Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Henry Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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