Harriet H. Lange, age 87, of Merrill, died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at Pine Crest Nursing Home, Merrill.
Harriet was born Oct. 17, 1926, in Merrill, daughter of the late William and Ida (Schmidt) Meyer. She married Leslie T. Lange on May 3, 1947, in Gleason. He preceded her in death on May 26, 2012. 
Harriet had been employed at Weinbrenner Shoe Company, Merrill, for 22 years. Harriet was also a farm-wife and enjoyed assisting Les on the farm. Harriet was the church organist for 67 years at the Lutheran churches in Gleason and “Doering.” She also played organ at the Pine Crest church services on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Harriet enjoyed fishing and gardening.
Survivors include one daughter, Judy Lange, of Merrill; one son, Leslie L. (Sharon) Lange, of Gleason; her daughter-in-law, Diane Lange, Wausau; seven grandchildren, Richard (Kristine) Shorey, Timothy (Angela) Shorey, Renee Shorey, Jody (Troy) Ament, Lori (Ed) Studinski, Tracey (Brian) Manock, and Gina Lange; eight great-grandchildren, Michael, Kristine, Cody, Cassie, Alexis, Nicole, Ashlyn, and Taylor; and two great-great-grandchildren, Braylyn and Jason. Harriet was preceded in death by her husband, Leslie T. Lange; her son, Wayne Lange; her parents, William and Ida Meyer; her sister, Elaine Helbock; and her brothers, Elmer Meyer, Ray Meyer, Arnold Meyer, and twin brother, Harold Meyer.  
The funeral service will be at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Merrill. The Rev. Scott Gustafson will officiate.  Burial will take place at Luther Memorial Lutheran Church Cemetery, Town of Schley.  Visitation will be from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. on Monday at the Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill, and after 9:30 A.M. Tuesday at the church.  The Taylor-Stine Funeral Home, Merrill, is assisting the family with arrangements.  
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