Leo  Lang

Leo Lang

1932 - 2020

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Leo Frank Lang was born on October 19, 1932 to Frank and Cecilia (Vogel) Lang in Springfield, MN. He lived his entire life in Springfield where he attended country school and St. Raphael's Catholic School. From 1951 to 1952 Leo served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He married Margaret Meyer on November 17, 1953. He farmed southwest of Springfield then became co-owner of Hornick and Lang Farm Supply and then owner of Lang's Sanitation. For over 20 years, Leo then worked as the maintenance custodian at St. Raphael's Catholic School and Church. In 1995, Leo received the Bishop's Medal of Service Award for his service to St. Raphael's. Leo drove school bus for 55 years and also worked at Lang's Meat Market for over 20 years. He enjoyed playing cards, especially Sheephead, camping, fishing and water sports, listening to old time music, fix-it projects, having coffee at the local coffee shops, and spending time with his family especially their vacations to the lake. Leo served as a volunteer fireman for 20 years, usher at St. Raphael's Catholic Church where he was a member, and was a legion member since 1953. Leo died on Monday, August 11, 2020, at St. John Lutheran Home in Springfield at the age of 87. He is survived by his children- Patrick (Kim) Lang of Spicer, MN, Mary (John) Maas of Sleepy Eye, Suzanne (Ron) Trebesch of Sleepy Eye, Frederick 'Fritz' (Karen) Lang of Springfield, and Christopher Lang of Springfield; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Mary Lou Lang; and many nieces and nephews. Leo was preceded in death by his parents; wife Margaret in 2017; and brothers - Joseph, Frank, and Raymond.
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Monday
17
August

Visitation 1

9:00 am - 10:30 am
Monday, August 17, 2020
St. Raphael Catholic Church, Springfield, MN
112 West Van Dusen
Springfield, Minnesota, United States
Monday
17
August

Service Information

10:30 am
Monday, August 17, 2020
St. Raphael Catholic Church, Springfield, MN
112 West Van Dusen
Springfield, Minnesota, United States

Interment Information

St. Raphael Catholic Cemetery
Address not given
Springfield, Minnesota, United States