Obituary of Charles Leo Lang
Charles L. “Carly” and “Bonus Daddy” Lang, 95, a resident in the Town of Cassel, passed away in the early morning hours of Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at The Gardens in Wausau under hospice care from Interim Healthcare.
Charles was born to Joe and Elsie (Dalsky) Lang on November 4, 1927 in Wisconsin. Growing up he attended a Country School and St. Mary’s Parochial School in Marathon City. On September 3, 1949, he was united in marriage to Rose Marie Boehm at St. Mary’s. She passed away on November 22, 1997. Together they owned and operated a dairy farm in Town of Cassel. He was also employed by Marathon Electric. He later married Georgene Hasko on July 6, 2002, at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church in Wausau. She passed away on April 22, 2010.
He was a longtime member of Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Marathon City, past president of its Holy Name Society and a member of St. Mary’s Hospitality Ministry. Charles had served as Vice Chief Ranger for over 60 years in the Catholic Order of Foresters.
His hobbies included woodworking, fishing, jigsaw puzzles and playing Bingo and card games like Sheepshead and a favorite board game called Wahoo.
Those who will cherish his memory are his children, Allen (Judy) Lang, Dennis (Shirley) Lang, Charlie (Dottie) Lang and Jane (John) Yde; his grandchildren, Sara (Mark) Matyka, Jason (Kris) Lang, Rachel Lang, Tami Jo (Larry) Mroczenski, Shannon (Russ) Thorn, Amanda (Alex) Gueldenzopf, Brad (Tristen) Lang, Rebecca (Chad) Donnay and Daniel (Nicole) Yde; his great-grandchildren, Kyle (Savannah) Matyka, Cody (Claire) Matyka, Jacob, Tyler and Amber Matyka, Katlynn, Jake, Alexa and Mason Mroczenski, Alex and Timmy Lang, Cole and Bryce Gueldenzopf, Brielle and Braxon Lang, Braylee and Jaxton Donnay and Jameson and Charliegh Yde; his sister, Marcella (Ray) Dabrowski and his bonus family, Randall Hasko, Barbara (Terry) Meeker, Vicky (Juliette Farrar) Hasko, Cynthia (Casey Jones) Wittke and Lisa Stuart along with many bonus grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Rose his second wife, Georgene; his siblings: Oscar (Vernetta) Lang, Alois (Mildred) Lang, Victor (Julia) Lang, Norbert (Frances) Lang, Leona (Robert) Corda, Agnes (Ernie) Murrey, Irene (Leonard) Semski, Raymond (Mildred) Lang and Theresa Lang. Bonus Family PFC Ronald Hasko, Gregory Wittke and David Stuart.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 3 PM on Sunday, October 29, 2023, at Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in Marathon City with Rev. Msgr. Joseph Diermeier officiating. Following the Mass, he will be laid to rest in the parish cemetery. Family and friends are invited to gather at the church for a time of visitation on Sunday from 1 PM until time of services. The honor of pallbearer belongs to: Jason Lang, Brad Lang, Dan Yde, Kyle Matyka, Jake Mroczenski, and Rachel Lang.
If desired, memorials in Charles’ name may be directed to: Saint Mary’s Parochial School per his own request.
The family would like to send a special thank you to the staff at The Gardens and Interim Healthcare for the compassionate care that Charles received.
Charles’ arrangements are under the care of Life Tributes Funeral Home-Spencer. To share a memory or offer condolences, please visit www.lifetributesfuneralhome.com.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Charles Lang, please visit Tribute Store
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