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In Memory of

Laura Theresa Anna Rang

January 13, 1914 - August 20, 2011

Obituary


Laura Rang, age 97, of Hayward, WI, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Waters Edge Care Center in Hayward.

Laura Therese Anne Rang was born January 13, 1914, in Lenroot Township, WI, the daughter of Frederick and Louise Sophia (Stelling) Rang. She attended the Blair school in her youth and graduated from Hayward High School. She worked in Hayward for a short time before moving to Chicago, IL. In Chicago Laura worked for a pharmaceutical firm and then went to work in a defense plant during World War II. Laura took a...

Laura Rang, age 97, of Hayward, WI, passed away on Saturday, August 20, 2011 at Waters Edge Care Center in Hayward.

Laura Therese Anne Rang was born January 13, 1914, in Lenroot Township, WI, the daughter of Frederick and Louise Sophia (Stelling) Rang. She attended the Blair school in her youth and graduated from Hayward High School. She worked in Hayward for a short time before moving to Chicago, IL. In Chicago Laura worked for a pharmaceutical firm and then went to work in a defense plant during World War II. Laura took a job as a cashier at the Palmer House Hotel where she worked for 35 years. During that time she worked her way up to a position in the business office. In 1979, Laura retired and stayed a year in Chicago to explore the city before returning to Hayward, WI. After returning to Hayward she learned to drive and took day trips throughout the area and countryside. She enjoyed reading westerns, going on family picnics, knitting, and playing cards.

Laura is survived by a sister-in-law, Jean Rang; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; six siblings, George Rang, Margaret Gerlach, Harry Rang, Victor Rang, Hilda Monson and Harold Rang.

A memorial service for Laura will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, at Anderson-Nathan-Koerpel Funeral Home in Hayward with Pastor Mark Wilson officiating. Interment will be in the Phipps Cemetery.