Thomas "Tiger" Lange, 86, Park Falls





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Thomas “Tiger” Lange
age 86, of Park Falls, died on Friday March 21, 2014 at Park Manor Nursing Home in Park Falls.  He was born on July 23, 1927 in Muskegan, Michigan, the son of Edward and Clara (DeVosa) Lange.  His early life and schooling were in Muskegan.  After his schooling he entered the United States Marine Corps.  He worked as a manager for the Chicago Tribune for 44 years.  In 1988 he came to Park Falls.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, training his hunting dogs, and spending time with family and friends.
 
He is survived by:
(4)children:
Michael (Susan) Lange of Geneva, IL
Jeffrey (Gina) Lange of San Francisco, CA
Karen (Daniel) Kozak of Phillips
Donna (Darek Wegiel) of Chicago, IL
(6)grandchildren
(2)brothers:
Richard Lange of Colorado Springs, CO
James (Marjorie) Lange of Olathe, KS
(1)sister:
Cathy Strum of Frisco, TX
and niece, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Edward Lange, and his granddaughter Jamie Lyn Lange.
 
A memorial service will be held on Saturday march 29, 2014 at 11:00am from the Novitzke Funeral Home Chapel in Park Falls.  Deacon Chet Ball will officiate.  Military Honors will follow under the auspices of the Park Falls American Legion and VFW Posts.
 
A gathering of family and friends will be held at the funeral home on Saturday from 10:00am until the hour of the service.
 
Interment will take place at Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Spooner at a later date.
 

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