Laura J. Lange, age 76, of Ludington passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2017 with her family by her side. She was born July 17, 1941 in Ludington to Parker and Gertrude (Johnson) Kirkbride.
Laura graduated from Ludington High School and went on to marry her high school sweet heart, Dennis Lange, on July 26, 1958. They shared an amazing love that was apparent to all. Together they raised six children.
Laura’s family was everything to her. She truly enjoyed spending time with her children, and later, her grandchildren. Laura also enjoyed traveling with her husband Dennis and spending winters in Marco Island. She loved to crochet and made many beautiful things for friends and family. Laura also loved the outdoors, baking, playing cards and games. She showed her faith through loving others and was active member of St. Johns for 60 years.
Laura will be greatly missed by her beloved husband of 59 years; her children: Paul (Shelly) Lange, Jon Lange, DeLynn (Ken) Kacynski, Kristin (Tim) Pomorski, Kerry (Scott) Shoup, and Paige (Mike) Davis; 11 grandchildren: Steven and Jenny Lange, Breanna Lange, Kris, Nick, Jake Kacynski, Aubrey Pomorski, Payton and Claire Shoup, and Ethan and Zack Davis; five siblings: John (Jo) Kirkbride, Louis (Cathy) Kirkbride, Jerry (Carol) Kirkbride, Dorothy (Lewis) Greiner, and Anna (Vern) Sobieralski; and numerous nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Laura was preceded in death by her parents.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Saturday, Sept. 2, 2017 at 11:00am at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 209 N. Rowe Street, Ludington. Friends may meet with her family for visitation on Saturday morning from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service.
Memorial contributions in Laura’s name may be directed to St. John’s Lutheran Church.
Please share your fond memories of Laura at www.oakgrovefh.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center of Ludington