Joseph E. “Joe” Lange, age 51, of Highland, passed away Wednesday, November 18 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral services for 51 year old Joseph E. “Joe” Lange will be Saturday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m. at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home in Highland. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery at a later date. Friends may call Saturday from 3:00 p.m. to service time at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Highland Animal Shelter, Camp New Hope with Jaycees, Special Olympics, or American Kidney Fund.
He was born on Thursday, May 14, 1964, in Highland, IL, the son of John and Juliana (nee Haislar) Lange.
He was a Honorary Life Member of the Highland Jaycees; Madison County Fair Board.
Joe was born at Highland, IL, where he grew up and was a graduate of Highland High School in 1982. He was in the Boy Scouts Troop 40 for many years. He ran a lawn cutting business for many years. He also worked for the Madison County Fair Board for 22 years.
Sister – Joanne A. Lange, Saint Jacob, IL
Brother – James R. (Brenda) Lange, Rolesville, NC
Sister – Judith C. (Leon) Buehler, Highland, IL
Sister – Jacquelyn S. (David) Dillingham, Jackson, TN
Half Brother – Rocky R. (Janice) Lange, Tampa, FL
Many Nieces and Nephews
Many Great Nieces and Great Nephews
He was preceded in death by:
Father – John I. Lange died 8/9/2012
Mother – Juliana C Lange nee Haislar died 05/20/1996
Brother – Jerome C. Lange died 10/22/1972
Sister – Janet M. Lange died 11/6/2010.
Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home
1501 Ninth at Lemon Street
Highland, IL 62249