December 16, 2021
Raymond Paul Lange was born on Dec. 3, 1926, on the family farm two miles east of Mankato, to Paul and Jessie McNabb Lange. He died Dec. 12, 2021, at the age of 95 years and 11 days. Ray was the sixth child in his family and was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents and five siblings: Leo, Wilma, Emil (Bud), Dorothy, and Arthur (Bill); grandson Christopher Alyn Railsback; nephews Jim Lange and Earl Dean Leonard and nieces Joyce Marie Lange and Charlotte Lange McCracken.
Ray attended first through eighth grades at Red Top school northeast of Mankato and then worked on the family fa...