A funeral service for Louise Lang, 91, of Baker was held Apr. 17, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Baker with Pastor Levi Durfey officiating.
Posted April 17, 2013
A funeral service for Louise Lang, 91, of Baker was held Apr. 17, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Baker with Pastor Levi Durfey officiating. Burial was in Bonnievale Cemetery.
Louise passed away Apr. 10, 2013 at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
Louise Lang was born May 25, 1921, to Frederick and Magdalena (Opp) Burkle. Louise grew up and attended school in Plevna. After school she continued to work on the family farm. She then worked at the Red Owl and Baker Meat Market. Feb. 3, 1945 she married Ernest Lang at the First Baptist Church in Plevna. The couple lived on the family farm north of Plevna before they purchased a farm northeast of Baker in 1954. They farmed and ranched while raising their two children. Over the years Louise worked at various cleaning jobs throughout the community such as the Montana Motel, Continental, and various homes.
Louise and Ernie retired to a house in town in 1980. In later years, Ernie and Louise moved in with their daughter, Marilyn. Louise loved gardening, planting flowers, and crocheting blankets. She was involved in the First Baptist Church singing in the choir and teaching Sunday school.
Louise is survived by her husband, Ernest Lang, of Baker; her children, Kenneth (Beth) Lang of Roseberg, Ore., and Marilyn Gawryluk of Baker; grandchildren: Michelle (Larry) Herman, Ernie (Victoria) Gawryluk, Dawn (Pete) Stewart, David Lang, and Rebekah Lang; great-grandchildren, Larry and Cheye Herman; her sister, Erna Losing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Frederick and Magdalena (Opp) Burkle; brother Edward Burkle; sisters Alma Dukart, Emma Losing, two infant brothers, and one infant sister.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the First Baptist Church of Baker.
Remembrances and condolences may be shared with the family at www.stevensonfuneralhome.com.