Kelly E. Lange, age 43, of Lakeview died 4:36 p.m. Friday March 27, 2015 at Mary Rutan Hospital. He was born Feb. 11, 1972 to the late Eugene W. and Juanita J. (John) Lange.
Kelly had been a truck driver and graduated from Shawnee High School in 1991. Kelly will be long remembered as the host of Lange fest and the king of barbecue at family gatherings. He was an entrepreneur in pizza making and Trucking. Kelly never met a stranger and his gift to make you laugh will be remembered forever.
Survivors include a son Kyle Lange of Lima and six siblings: Connie J. (Joe) Turner of Wapak, Debra J. (Garry) Erwin of Marion, Robin J. (Daniel) Mathewson of Lima, Joanna (John) Carson of Baton Rouge, LA, Tod E. Lange of Cridersville and Rod E. Lange of Muncie, IN.
The family will receive friends 5 to 7 p.m., Tuesday March 31 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The memorial service will follow at 7 with Pastor Tim Lewis officiating. Burial will be at a later date in St. Matthew Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association or to The American Diabetes Association