Clifford A. Lange, 85

Clifford A. Lange, age 85 of Delano, went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, Feb. 29, 2016.

He was born May 8, 1930, in Hollywood Township, to Walter and Lydia (Lemmerman) Lange.

Clifford married Beverly Splettstoeszer June 16, 1954, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Montrose.

The couple were long-time members of Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Delano.

A loving husband, dad, grandpa, great-grandpa, brother, uncle, and friend, Clifford was a life-long farmer.

He enjoyed vacationing, dancing and fishing, and especially enjoyed his family.

Clifford was preceded in death by his parents; siblings Dolores (Art) Adickes, Vera (Leo) Roy, Erhard Lange and Melvin (Arlene) Lange; brother-in-law Gordon Dalbec; and nephew Mark Lange.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Beverly; daughters Wendy (Gary) Hasse and Tammy (Brian) Sevigny; five grandchildren: Nichole Stieve, Jessica Stieve (special friend Dustin Schrupp), Courtney (Joseph) Volby, Rylee Sevigny, and Collin Sevigny; three great-grandchildren, Eja, Dominic and Samuel Volby; siblings Donald (Renee), Malvina Dalbec, and Yvonne Lange; sister-in-law Jeanne Pettit; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The funeral service took place Sunday, March 6 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Delano, followed by interment in the East Mt. Olive Cemetery in Delano.

Visitation was Saturday, March 5 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Iten Funeral Home in Delano, and continued Sunday, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the church, prior to the service.

Arrangements were with the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.

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