George Lang

George T. Lang, 96, of Longmont, died February 10, 2013 at HospiceCare in Louisville, CO. He was born December 17, 1916 in Limon, Colorado, the son of Fred and Mamie (Iverson) Lang. Following his high school graduation, he attended Barnes Business School in Denver, prior to enlisting in the U.S Army in 1942 where he served as a Signal Corps Teletype Instructor at Camp Crowder, MO until his discharge in 1946. On February 14, 1943 George married Susie Shoemaker in Denver, CO. George farmed with his father while in Limon. In 1946 he bought a feed store and gas station with his brother-in-law in Arvada, CO. He and Sue moved from Arvada to Longmont in 1954 where George started Lang Oil Company. He owned and operated that business until 1977 when he sold and retired. In 1978 he began driving a school bus in Longmont and continued on for 14 years. After retirement George and Sue traveled the world for many years. George and Sue had also volunteered their time to deliver groceries to shut ins. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and card games with friends and family. He always looked forward to the time spent having coffee with his friends and walking his four legged buddies. Survivors include his daughter Dianna Lasek of Longmont, CO, his sister Eleanor Kountz of Limon, CO his grandchildren LeAnn (John) McCrum of Porter, IN, Greg (Annemarie) Acord of Wasilla, AK, Heidi (Steve) Huff of Porter, IN and Brandon Lang of Ft. Collins, CO. and his great grandchildren Marlena, Ruby, Josephine Acord, Jack and Rachel McCrum and Sam, Claire and Michael Huff. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Sue in 2003, after 61 years of marriage, his son Gary in 2005, and his sister Annette Marusich. Cremation has been entrusted to Howe Mortuary and Cremation Services. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at the Howe Mortuary Chapel with Edward Dennis, Hospice Chaplain, officiating. Contributions in George's memory are requested to HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties, 2594 Trailridge Drive E, Lafayette, CO. 80026; OUR Center, 303 Atwood St, Longmont, CO 80501 or the Longmont Humane Society, 9595 Nelson Rd. Longmont, CO 80501 Please share your thoughts, memories and condolences with the family at

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Published in Longmont Times-Call on Feb. 13, 2013