Shirley M. Lange, age 78, of Tomahawk, WI, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at Seasons of Life Hospice Home in Woodruff, WI, under the care of Dr. Kate Hospice Ministry Home Care. She was born May 31, 1937, in Merrill, WI, to the late Eugene and Mabel (Meyer) Rasmussen. Shirley was married to Dennis Lange on August 23, 1958; he passed away in 2012.
2 Sons, Michael (Suzanne) Lange, of Dubuque, IA, and Mark (Bev Zietlow) Lange, of Tomahawk;
2 Daughters, Mary (Mark Bartels) Lange, of Milton, WI, and Catherine (Jeremy) Peters, of Erin, WI;
1 Sister, Karel Kretlow, of Merrill, WI;
4 Grandchildren, Kevin Lange, Bryan Lange, Mollie (Ryan) Pillman, and Anna Lange.
Shirley was further survived by her Nieces and Nephews, Anne Caylor, Michael (Val) Caylor, Robert Caylor and Andrew Caylor.
She was preceded in death by her Husband, Dennis; her Parents, Eugene and Mabel; and her Brother-in-Law and Sister-in-Law, Michael and Kathleen Caylor.
The family wishes to extend a heartfelt thank you to neighbors, Keith & Connie Dallman, the Caylor Family, Dr. Ronald Cortte, Dr. Douglas Reding, Dr. Kate Hospice Ministry Home Care and Seasons of Life Hospice Home for all of their care and unconditional support for Shirley.
A Celebration of Life for Shirley Lange will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 5:30 PM, from Generations Funeral Home at 1400 North Fourth Street in Tomahawk. The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM until the time of Services at 5:30 PM. A reception will follow at the Road Lake Pub and Grill, N8796 County Road S, Tomahawk. Interment will be held at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in the spring. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Shirley’s name to Seasons of Life Hospice House in Woodruff. Generations Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family. View Shirley’s obituary and leave online condolences at generationsfuneral.com.