Betty M. Lang


Betty M. Lang, age 89 of Highland, IL, died Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Faith Care Center in Highland, IL.

She was born November 07, 1928, in Grantfork, IL, the daughter of Edwin J. and Stella E. (nee Marti) Suess.

On June 07, 1947, she married William Wayne “Billie” Lang at Grantfork, IL. He passed away on Saturday, November 26, 1960.

She was a member of Saint Paul Catholic Church. She was also a member of Teamsters Local #525 – Alton, IL.

Betty was born at home northeast of Grantfork, IL, and grew up on the family farm. She worked many years at Highland Shoe Factory. She was also a waitress at Diamond Mineral Springs, Air Park Barn Restaurant, and Michael’s Restaurant. She later worked for 22 years at Highland Machine and Screw, retiring at age 62. Betty moved to Faith Countryside Homes in August of 2015. She was an avid Cardinals fan and enjoyed quilting, embroidery, flower gardens, and collecting Barbie Dolls. She loved spending time with her family.

Survivors include :
Son – Alan W. (Kathyrn) Lang, Pocahontas, IL
Daughter – Connie S. (Terry) Brandt, Carlyle, IL
Grandchild – Michael R. (Amy) Brandt, Centralia, IL
Grandchild – Michelle R. (Lee) Liggett, Carlyle, IL
Great Grandchild – Gage M. Liggett, Carlyle, IL
Great Grandchild – Coye W. Liggett, Carlyle, IL
Great Grandchild – Abby R. Brandt , Centralia, IL

She was preceded in death by :
Father – Edwin J. Suess – Died 12/31/1960
Mother – Stella E. Suess, nee Marti – Died 10/28/1960
Husband – William Wayne “Billie” Lang – Died 11/26/1960
Brother – Alfred M. Suess – Died 12/07/2000
Brother – Leo P. Suess – Died 9/22/1974
Brother – Harold E. Suess – Died 10/07/1988
Brother – Kenneth J. Suess – Died 7/12/1972
Brother – Milton R. Suess – Died 11/29/1999
Brother – Edwin Suess, Jr. – Died 8/03/2016
Brother – James E. Suess – Died 5/27/1993

Arrangements are being handled by Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland, IL.

Private graveside services and interment will be at Grantfork U.C.C. Cemetery in Grantfork, IL, with Father Paul J. Bonk officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Faith Countryside Homes or Hospice of Southern Illinois.

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