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Michael Charles Stange

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Michael Charles Stange Obituary

Michael Charles Stange, 70, of Burlington, CT son of Herbert and Mary Stange of Bristol, CT passed away at home Sunday evening, August 10th, following a brief illness. Michael is survived by his wife, Nancy Stange; his mother Mary Stange; his brother Gary [Patricia] Stange of Apalachian, NY and Sister Debra [Greg] Lazarus of LA, CA, sister-in-law Anne [Charles] Whitehead, brother-in-law Dr. William [Nancy] Watts, several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. He was pre-deceased by his father Herbert Stange, his sister Marilyn Watts, and niece Megan Stange. Michael graduated from Bristol Eastern High School and attended the University of Connecticut. Michael worked at Stanhelm Mfg. Co., the family owned business, from his teens until, as its owner, he retired. He was one of the founding partners of Blue Water Designs. Golf, boating and fishing were his passions. Michael spent much time at 'the shore' on Madison, CT, with family and friends, enjoying life. Michael belonged to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Elks Club, Jacklin Rod & Gun Club and Harwinton Rod & Gun Club. He had many friends and will be sorely missed. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, CT 06010 between 4 and 8PM on Wednesday (August 13, 2014). Funeral services will be celebrated at Immanuel Lutheran Church on Thursday (August 14, 2914) at 11AM with a procession to St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol for burial. Memorial donations may be made in Michael's memory to Bristol Hospital Homecare and Hospice, P.O. Box 977, Bristol, CT 06010. Please visit Michael's memorial website at www.FUNKFUNERALHOME.com

Published in The Hartford Courant on Aug. 12, 2014
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