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Clarence Lang

March 23, 1919 ~ March 23, 2015 (age 96)

Clarence Lang

Clarence Lang, 96, Hays, died Monday, March 23, 2015 at his home.

He was born March 23, 1919 on the family farm east of Hays the son of Anthony and Catherine (Wiesner) Lang.  He graduated from Victoria High School in 1937 and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II serving with the 310th Medical Battalion in northern Africa, Italy, and Switzerland.   On May 20, 1946 he married Melinda Geist at St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria.  He was a farmer and stockman and worked for the Ellis County ASCS office for fourteen years.  He was a member of St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, the St. Nicholas third degree Knights of Columbus Council #10044, the Bishop Cunningham Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus, and the Hays VFW Post #9076.  He enjoyed playing pinochle with family and friends, loved sports – especially baseball, and enjoyed watching his grandchildren play sports.  He truly possessed a deep love for his wife and family.

Survivors include his wife Melinda, of the home, three sons Lloyd Lang and wife Iris of Victoria, Dennis Lang and wife Vera of Wichita, and Terry Lang and wife Ruth of Hays, one daughter Patty Wolf and husband Dan of Hays, one brother George Lang of Hays, one sister Leona Walters of Borger, TX, thirteen grandchildren; John Lang and wife Stacey, Greg Lang and wife LaNae, Mark Lang and wife Amanda, Gwen Hodges and husband Daniel, Kevin Lang and wife Tasha, Jeff Lang, Cliff Lang and wife Cassie, Brandon Lang and wife Phuong, Brittany Lang, Brock Lang, Jenna Lang, Scott Wolf and Brad Wolf and wife Kristin, and twenty one great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two infant sons Donald and Terrence, three brothers Anthony, Ralph, and Isadore Lang, a sister Oliva Pfannenstiel, and a great granddaughter Katie Lang. 

Funeral services will be at 10:00 am on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church, Hays.  Burial with military honors by the Hays VFW honor guard will be in the St. Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria.  Visitation will be from 4:00 until 8:00 pm on Thursday and from 9:00 am until 9:45 on Friday, all at the Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1906 Pine.  The Bishop Cunningham Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus will stand honor guard from 5:30 until 6:30 pm, a Daughters of Isabella rosary will be at 6:00 pm, a parish vigil service will be at 6:30, followed by a combined Third and Fourth degree Knights of Columbus rosary at 7:00, all on Thursday at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to TMP-Marian High School or for masses, in care of the funeral home.  Condolences may be left for the family at www.haysmemorial.com

 


 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
March 26, 2015

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home
1906 Pine Street
Hays, KS 67601

Knights of Columbus Honor Guard
Thursday
March 26, 2015

5:30 PM
Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home
1906 Pine Street
Hays, KS 67601

Recitation of the Rosary
Thursday
March 26, 2015

6:00 PM
Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home
1906 Pine Street
Hays, KS 67601

Vigil Service
Thursday
March 26, 2015

6:30 PM
Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home
1906 Pine Street
Hays, KS 67601

Recitation of the Rosary
Thursday
March 26, 2015

7:00 PM
Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home
1906 Pine Street
Hays, KS 67601

Visitation
Friday
March 27, 2015

9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Hays Memorial Chapel Funeral Home
1906 Pine Street
Hays, KS 67601

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
March 27, 2015

10:00 AM
St. Nicholas of Myra Catholic Church
2901 E. 13th
Hays, KS 67601


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