Alvin Robert Lange

Alvin Robert Lange[1]

Male 1930 - 2004  (73 years)

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  • Name Alvin Robert Lange 
    Census 1930  Cleveland Township, Jackson County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    1930 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: 1 mo. 
    Otto G. Lange household, 1930 U. S. Federal Census, Cleveland Township, Jackson County, Wisconsin  [OGL 11.]
    Otto G. Lange household, 1930 U. S. Federal Census, Cleveland Township, Jackson County, Wisconsin [OGL 11.]
    Otto G. Lange; his wife, Hazel Frank Lange; and their children: Dorthy, Della, and Alvin.
    Born 16 Mar 1930  Jackson County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Census 1940  Cleveland Township, Jackson County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1940 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 10 
    Otto G. Lange household, 1940 U. S. Federal Census, Cleveland Township, Jackson County, Wisconsin  [OGL 18.]
    Otto G. Lange household, 1940 U. S. Federal Census, Cleveland Township, Jackson County, Wisconsin [OGL 18.]
    Otto G. Lange; his wife, Hazel A. Frank Lange; their children: daughters, Dorothy, Della, Betty; sons, Alvin and Harvy
    Employment Cheesemaker at the Colburn Cheese Factory; farmer; Cornell, Wisconsin Paper Mill; and, retired from Walters Brothers Saw Mill Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Enlisted 18 Nov 1952  Place of Enlistment Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: Abt. 22 
    Military Service Bet, 1952 - 1954  Korean War - Rank: Private 1st Class, U. S. Army Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Enlistment Release 27 Aug 1954  Place of Enlistment Release Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: Abt. 24 
    Died 13 Mar 2004  Elmwood, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8, 9
    Buried Date Unknown  Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, Section 26, Site 1276 Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Alvin Robert Lange, 1930-2004, Burial, Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Section 26, Site 1276. [ARL 04.]
    Alvin Robert Lange, 1930-2004, Burial, Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Section 26, Site 1276. [ARL 04.]
    Plot: Section 26, Site 1276
    Person ID I63  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2016 

    Father Otto Gustav Lange,   b. 16 Jan 1894, Madison, South Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1979, Hetzel Care Center, Bloomer, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Hazel Ann Frank,   b. 24 Jul 1909, Mentor, Clark County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1988, Hetzel Care Center, Bloomer, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 9 Feb 1926  Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Lange, Otto G. and Hazel A. Frank
    Lange, Otto G. and Hazel A. Frank
    Marriage Certificate, Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, 09 February 1926
    Photos
    Lange, Otto G. and Hazel A. Frank
    Lange, Otto G. and Hazel A. Frank
    Wedding Picture, 9 February 1926
    Lange, Otto G. Family (1951)
    Lange, Otto G. Family (1951)
    Standing: Betty, Alvin, Harvey;
    Sitting: Dorothy, Otto, His Wife Hazel, and Della
    Family ID F22  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Norma Lou Helland,   b. 25 Jun 1934, Colburn Township, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 2000, Elmwood, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1952  Trinity Lutheran Church, Cornell, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    +3. Living
    +4. Living
    Photos
    Lange, Alvin R. Family
    Lange, Alvin R. Family
    L-R: Dale, in Front of Alvin; Norma with Ruth; Robert; Rodney
    Family ID F44  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Lange, Alvin R. and Norma L. Helland
    Lange, Alvin R. and Norma L. Helland
    Wedding Picture, 29 March 1952
    Lange, Alvin
    Lange, Alvin
    Son of Otto G. Lange and Hazel A. Frank
    Lange, Alvin R.
    Lange, Alvin R.
    Service Picture from Korean War. He served from 1952-1954 in Korea.

  • Notes 
    •        In the 1930 U. S. Federal Census, Alvin Robert Lange is a one month old, white, single male. He was born in Wisconsin of parents who were born in South Dakota (father) and Wisconsin (mother). He lives with his parents, Otto and Hazel, and two sisters, Dorothy and Della. The family lives in Cleveland Township, Jackson County, Wisconsin. [OGL 07.]
             In the 1940 U.S. Federal Census, Alvin Robert Lange is a ten year old, white, single male. He has completed two years of school. He was born in Wisconsin and lives in the same place as on April 1, 1935. He has no employ. He lives with his parents, Otto and Hazel and four siblings - three sisters: Dorothy, Della, Betty - and one brother - Harvey. The family lives in Cleveland Township, Jackson County, Wisconsin. [OGL 18.]
             According to the grandson of Alvin Lange, Joshua Lange, "Alvin served in the Korena Conflict (War), enlisting on November 18, 1952 and was honorably discharged on August 27, 1954. He was a Pfc (Private First Class) and initially a grave registrar, but later provided transportation for the General by jeep. He would tell me stories of how proud he was of the jeep and how he kept it the cleanest jeep around, among many other memorable war stories." [JosL 01.]
             An obituary was published in the Pierce County Herald in Monday, March 15, 2004; it reads as follows:
             Alvin R. Lange, 73
             Alvin Robert Lange, age 73 of Elmwood, died Saturday, March 13, 2004 in Elmwood.
             He was born on Mar. 18, 1930 in Jackson county, the son of Otto and Hazel (Frank) Lange and grew up in the Cornell area.
             On Mar. 29, 1952, he married Norma Helland in Chippewa county, a union which was blessed with four children. He was a veteran of the Korean War and served from 1952-1954.
             Throughout his life he was employed as a cheese-maker at the Colburn Cheese Factory, farmed, worked at the Cornell Paper Mill, and retired from Walter Brothers Saw Mill in 1988. He had been a resident of Elmwood since 1998.
             He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved wife of 48 years, Norma, who passed away in 2000.
             He is survived by three sons, Robert (Karen Lange of Sun Prairie, Rodney (Joanne) Lange of Elmwood and Roger (Marie) Lange of Menomonie; a daughter, Ruth (Chuck) Javener of New Auburn; three sisters, Dorothy Oemig of Cornell, Dell (Gerald) Nazer of Jim Falls, and Betty (Robert Krause of Berlin; one brother, Harvey (Margaret) Lange of Cornell; fourteen grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two aunts; one uncle; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends; and his two dogs, Speckles and Wuzzy.
             A memorial service was held on Tuesday, Mar. 16 at 4 p.m. at Keehr Funeral Home, Spring Valley. Rev. Joan Tyvoll officiates the service. Private family burial will take place at a later date. [ARL 01.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S299] Lange, "Information on the Otto G. Lange Family," e-mail attachment to Dale L. Lange, 04 January 2003, p. 1. [OGL 04; HAF 04.] See also Alvin Robert Lange obituary, Cornell and Lake Holcombe Courier, 18 March 2004, page 4a, column 3. [ARL 01.].

    2. [S8594] Otto Lange household, 1930 U. S. Census, Jackson County, Wisconsin, Cleveland Township, ED 10, SD 10, sheet 6B, dwelling 117, family 117; National Archives micropublication T626, Roll 2575, image 915; FHL microfilm 2342309. [OGL 07.].

    3. [S300] Lange, "Information on the Otto G. Lange Family," e-mail attachment to Dale L. Lange, 04 January 2003, p. 1. [OGL 04; HAF 04.] Alvin Robert Lange obituary, Cornell and Lake Holcombe Courier, 18 March 2004, page 4a, column 3. [ARL 01.].

    4. [S8595] Otto Gustav Lange, 1940 U. S. Census, Jackson County, Wisconsin, Cleveland Township, ED 27-10, SD 9, No. of Household in Order of Visitation: 98; National Archives micropublication T627, Roll 4484. [OGL 18.]].

    5. [S303] Cornell and Lake Holcombe Courier, 18 March 2004. [ARL 01.].

    6. [S8659] Alvin Lange. (2011). Ancestry.com. U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [ARL 06.].

    7. [S7688] Cornell and Lake Holcombe Courier, 18 March 2004. [ARL 01.].

    8. [S301] Cornell and Lake Holcombe Courier, 18 March 2004. [ARL 01.] See also, Alvin R. Lange, Social Security Administration. (2005). Social Security Death Index, Master File. Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc. [ARL 03.].

    9. [S8658] Alvin R. Lange. (2011). Ancestry.com. U. S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014 [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; No. 396-26-8290. [ARL 05.].

    10. [S8657] Alvin R. Lange. (2012). Ancestry.com U.S. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Find A Grave Memorial #29090828. [ARL 04.].

    11. [S7204] Lange-Frank marriage, 09 February 1926, page 1 of 13 pp. of " Information on the Otto G. Lange Family", submitted by Joshua A. Lange in a email attachment, bluedragon1182@hotmail.com, (Joshua A. Lange, N4791 State Road 25, #564, Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751) to Dale L. Lange, 04 January 2003. [OGL 04; HAF 04.] .

    12. [S8008] Otto G. Lange and Hazel A. Frank, Lange-Frank marriage certificate, original copy, arranged on 09 February 1926, City of Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, E. D. Libara Judge. [HAL 05.].

    13. [S7219] Lange, "Information on the Otto G. Lange Family," e-mail attachment to Dale L. Lange, 04 January 2003, p. 3. [OGL 04; HAF 04.] The more correct information is in the undocumented obituary, Norma Lou (Helland) Lange, undocumented obituary [NLH 01.].


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