Jakob Murray Lange, 24, was born Jan. 14, 1989, in Concord, and died Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in Fort Worth, Texas, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Jakob was a graduate of Southwest HS in Ft Worth and the University of North Texas. Jakob is remembered for his creativity, love of music, zest for life, and his kindness and loyalty to friends who understood his unique sense of humor. During his early years in Concord, Jakob joyfully participated in many sports, arts programs and Children's Theater Project productions. He will continue making a difference in the lives of others as an organ donor.
Jakob is survived by his beloved Rachel Albright and her family, Kathryn, Jon and Maddie; his mother, Mary Riddell Deal of Concord; father, Erwin Lange and his wife Marianne of Bow; brothers, Benjamin and Paul Lange; sister, Corinne and brothers, Zachary and Connor Rossignol; and numerous family members and friends who became extended family.
Donations in Jakob's memory may be made to the Community Players of Concord, communityplayersofconcord.org; to the Concord SPCA, concordspca.org; or to the
A service of celebration remembering the wonderful life of Jakob was held at Arlington Heights United Methodist Church in Ft. Worth on Feb. 12. A memorial service will be held in Concord at a future date.
Published in The Concord Monitor from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2013