MUSCATINE, Iowa – Kenneth Lange, 85, passed away on Sunday, March 8, 2020, at the University of Iowa Hospital – Iowa City.
A funeral mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at the Saints Mary and Mathias Church. The Reverend Troy Richmond will officiate. Burial to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery. The Ralph J. Wittich-Riley-Freers Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.
Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2020, at the church. Memorials may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Research Foundation or the University of Iowa Palliative Care. Online condolences: www.wittichfuneralhome.com
Kenneth was born on December 20, 1934, in Muscatine, the son of James and Lucille Barry Lange.
He retired from sales marketing at Delco Tools. Kenneth served in the United States Army, where he spent 2 years in Japan during the Korean War. He loved to golf. Kenneth was a sports buff. He enjoyed going to Las Vegas and gambling.
He is survived by his significant other of many years, Diane Kemper; two sisters, JoAnn Frost and Mary Lou Manjoine and her husband Joe; three nephews, Michael Manjoine and his wife Susan, Gregory Manjoine, and Jeffrey Manjoine, his wife Sarah and their children, Benjamin and Sadie; two great-nieces, Anna Manjoine, and Vincenza Armstrong, her husband Alex and their children, Lorenzo and Cecilia.
He is preceded in death by his parents.