Obituary: Adeline Martha Lange, 91, of Ludington.

December 2, 2021

Adeline Lange

Obituary: Adeline Martha Lange, 91, of Ludington.

Adeline Martha Lange, 91, of Ludington, passed away on Saturday, November 26, 2021.

Adeline was born Adeline Taranko on July 23, 1930, in Chicago to Samuel and Mary (Migala) Taranko. She attended Northwestern University and graduated with a degree in nursing. Adeline worked at Memorial Hospital in Ludington for 10 years as a licensed practical nurse until her retirement in 1978. 

She married her husband Bradley W. Lange on October 21, 1972, at St. Cantinus Church in Free Soil.

Adeline enjoyed camping, reading, sewing, crocheting, gardening, playing with her grandchildren, and volunteering at St. Simon Bargain center. She was a member of St. Simon Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Bradley W. Lange; her daughter Rochelle Mahn; her parents Samuel and Mary Taranko; brothers Walter and Steve Taranko; sisters Elenore, Martha, Irene, and Marie; several brothers-in-law; sister- in-law Dorothy; and her in-laws Arthur and Audrey Lange. 

Adeline is survived by her children, Angela (Ken) Johnson of Ludington, Pamela (Pat) Soper of Ludington, Bradley Lange Jr of Scottville, Debra Popko of Missoula, Montana, and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association 

A private service for the family is being planned for the Spring of 2022. 

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