Harry Clifford Lange, Jr., of Gahanna, 87, went home to be with his Lord on November 13, 2019, after a courageous battle with Parkinson's Disease.
Harry was born in Sheraden, PA on July 1, 1932 to the late Harry Clifford and Hazel Mae (Walker) Lange, Sr. He married Diana Faye (Seighman) Lange on April 8, 1957 and she survives.
Harry and his wife lived in Crestline for fifty years. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He retired from Komatsu Road Graders in Galion. Harry was a member of the Grace Baptist Church, Crestline. He loved God and his church family and valued the time he was able to serve his church. Harry was an avid bowler. He was on many bowling leagues and continued to do so until the age of 80. Harry was a dedicated Pittsburgh Steelers fan. Harry was an animal lover, a great Euchre player and enjoyed camping, fishing, and swimming. To Harry, his family always came first. You might say he lived for his family.
In addition to his wife Diana F. Lange, Harry is survived by his son, Clifford (Lita) Lange, Las Vegas, NV; his daughter Claudia (Eric) Ulasiewicz, Westerville; son, Timothy (Kris) Lange, Mansfield, son, James (Tammie) Lange, Port St. Lucie, FL; daughter, Mitzi Wiggins, Galion; 21 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren; and his sister, Edna Gaskill, Crestline.
Friends may call on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 11:00AM until the time of the funeral service at 1:00PM at the Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 West Main St., Crestline with Pastor Chris Spencer officiating. Burial will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park, Mansfield where full military honors will be rendered by the U.S. Army and the Galion Crestline Veteran’s Military Funeral Detail.
Those wishing to share a memory of Harry or to the Lange family may do so by visiting www.masfh.com.
The Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 W. Main Street, Crestline is honored to serve the family of Harry Clifford Lange, Jr.
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