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  • Arthur Lavern LANG

    Arthur Lavern LANG

    Male 1926 - 2013  (87 years)

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    • Name Arthur Lavern LANG  [1
      Born 30 May 1926  Dubois, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Gender Male 
      Died 3 Sep 2013  Dubois, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      Art Lang Memorial Card
      Art Lang Memorial Card
      Art Lang's Eulogy
      Art Lang's Eulogy (4)
      The eulogy presented at the funeral services for Art Lang in September 2013. Shared by Anita, his beloved daughter.
      Buried 7 Sep 2013  Bohemian Cemetery, Richardson County, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
      Person ID I169615  Blecha/McDaniel
      Last Modified 24 Aug 2016 

      Father Jesse Edward LANG,   b. 9 Apr 1889, Richardson CO, Nebraska Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1954, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
      Mother Anna Louise Charlotte HECHT,   b. 9 Jan 1892, Seneca, , Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Dec 1973, Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
      Married 17 Dec 1913  Sabetha, , Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Family ID F61874  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Living 
      Children 
       1. Living
       2. Living
       3. Living
       4. Living
      Family ID F61877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 May 1926 - Dubois, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 3 Sep 2013 - Dubois, Nebraska, USA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Sep 2013 - Bohemian Cemetery, Richardson County, Nebraska Link to Google Earth
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    • Photos At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
      At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.
      Art Lang at Blecha Reunion in October 1996
      Art Lang at Blecha Reunion in October 1996
      Letter from Art Lang April 1996
      Letter from Art Lang April 1996

      Documents
      Art and Ann Lang Christmas letter 1997
      Art and Ann Lang Christmas letter 1997

    • Notes 
      • From Findagrave.com

        Arthur Lavern "Art" Lang

        Birth: May 30, 1926
        Du Bois
        Pawnee County
        Nebraska, USA
        Death: Sep. 3, 2013
        Pawnee City
        Pawnee County
        Nebraska, USA

        ARTHUR LAVERN "ART" LANG
        May 30, 1926-September 3, 2013

        Arthur Lavern "Art" Lang, 87, of DuBois, was born on May 30, 1926 in DuBois, NE to Jesse E. and Anna L. "Lizzie" (Hecht) Lang. At the age of 5 months his family moved to the family farm southwest of Humboldt. He attended grade school nearby at Union Dale District 66. Art graduated from Humboldt High School in 1944.

        Art married Anna Rose Meyer on March 3, 1945 in Hiawatha, KS.

        Art was inducted into the U.S. Army on June 20, 1945 at Ft. Leavenworth, KS and was stationed at Fort Lewis, WA with Company "C" 349th Engineer Battalion. He was a master blacksmith. Art was a permanent member of DuBois American Legion Post #39 where he served as commander for over 22 years. He also served as commander of the Pawnee County American Legion for 7 years and was a past officer of the Veteran's Service Office in Pawnee County.

        Art was the treasurer for the DuBois Rural Fire Districtfrom 1960 thru 2010. He was the current historian/treasurer of the Czech National Cemetery. He served as secretary for many years of the Pawnee County Democratic Party. Art was an avid historian of DuBois history and family genealogy. He also served on the school board of District 15 grade school northeast of the farm where he and Ann resided for 65 years.

        Art owned Arthur Lang Construction Company for over 50 years where he operated a bulldozer and motor grader building waterways, terraces, roadways, watershed projects, dams and clearing timber over a 50 mile radius.

        He was a member of the United Methodist Church in DuBois where he served on the building maintenance committee for several years.

        Art loved to play cards, shoot snooker, fish, watch Husker football on tv and tell stories to his grandkids.

        He passed away at the Pawnee County Hospital in Pawnee City on September 3, 2013.

        He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Anna Rose of DuBois, children, Ardis Ough and husband Ray of Beatrice, Arden Lang and wife Samantha of Las Vegas, NV and Anita Bents and husband Don of Pawnee City, 14 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and his sidekick, Maggie the dog.

        Art was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Ella Marie Hunzeker (1-5-1935), oldest son Allen L. Lang (3-23-1998) and grandson Gregory Allen Lang (8-7-1970).

        A Celebration of Life services was held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 at the DuBosi United Methodist Church with Rev. Sherry Sklenar, Rev. Duane Westing and Rev. Ken Tubbesing officiating.

        Interment was in the Czech National Cemetery, rural Humboldt with full military honors by the DuBois American Legion Post #39. Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to the DuBois American Post #39 or Czech National Cemetery. Online condolences may be left @ www.wherrymortuary.com

        (Pawnee Republican, Sept. 12, 2013-pg8.)




    • Sources 
      1. [S1179] Art Lang's Genealogy.

      2. [S1190] Email from Anita Lang on Sept. 4, 2013.


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