Donald W. Lang

February 5, 1936 ~ October 14, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old

Donald Lang Obituary

Donald W. Lang, 87, of Manson, died October 14, 2023, at the Simpson Health Center in Fort Dodge. Mass of the Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 19, 2023, at St. Thomas Catholic Church in Manson with Father Lynn Bruch officiating. Interment will follow in St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery. Visitation is from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. prior to the service at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Larson-Weishaar Funeral Home in Manson.

Donald is survived by his children, Mark Lang, Manson; Cathy (Gerry) Dencklau, Fort Dodge; grandchildren, Danielle (Nick) Carlson, Amanda (Tyler) Hoffman, Marti Dencklau, Timmi Dencklau, Scot Dencklau and David Dencklau; great grandchildren, Cade, Ellie, and Blake along with two on the way; and a brother Jim (Raeann) Lang, Urbandale. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Marlene, and his sister Eileen Patz.

Donald William Lang, the son of William and Helen (Sauter) Lang, was born February 5, 1936. He was reared and educated in the Manson area. Donald served in the National Guard. On June 22, 1961, Donald was united in marriage to Marlene Ruden. Donald was a lifelong farmer and raised crops and livestock. He also worked for Moline Farms.

Donald was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed collecting toy tractors, attending farm sales and auctions, going to dances at the Bohemian Hall and playing cards.

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October 19, 2023

9:30 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church
1076 8th Street
Manson, IA 50563

Mass of Christian Burial
October 19, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Thomas Catholic Church
1076 8th Street
Manson, IA 50563


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