ROCK INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – BRAHAM
Dorothy Lang, of Cold Spring, formerly of Braham, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Assumption Home in Cold Spring. She was 87 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in Braham with Rev. Tim Renstrom officiating.
VISITATION will be 1 hour prior to the service on Thursday at the church.
INTERMENT will be in the Rice Lake Cemetery in Braham.
Dorothy Maxine Lang, of Cold Spring, formerly of Braham, passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Assumption Home in Cold Spring, MN. She was 87 years old.
Dorothy was born in Armour, SD to Lloyd and Harriet (Wright) Doscher on January 9, 1931. She grew up in various parts of SD including Armour, Yankton, Vermillion, Aberdeen, and Deadwood where she graduated from high school in 1949.
After two years of office work, she married Robert T. Lang of Lead, SD on September 4, 1957. They lived in Lead for two years while Bob finished college and nine months in McFadden, Wyoming where Bob taught before entering the army. They lived in El Paso, Texas for two years and then moved to Wahonda, SD where Bob taught for six years and Dorothy attended the University of South Dakota. She graduated Cum Laude in 1962 and taught one year in Watertown, SD. In 1963, Bob and Dorothy moved to Braham, MN where he was in the lumber business with his brother for 29 years and Dorothy taught first grade in Cambridge, MN for 28 years. Dorothy retired June 4, 1991 and enjoyed every minute of her retirement.
Dorothy played golf on and off throughout her married life, enjoyed bridge, and jigsaw puzzles. She spent six months learning Spanish by attending schools in Spain, Costa Rica and Cuernavaca, Mexico. She also attended Spanish classes at the Whitney Senior Center in St. Cloud, MN. She was an active member of Christ Episcopal Church in Hinckley, MN.
In the spring of 2017, Dorothy sold her home and moved to a senior apartment building in Sartell, MN. She thoroughly enjoyed this time until she developed medical problems and entered the Assumption Home in Cold Spring in September of 2017.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert “Bob” Lang, her parents, and her two sisters Mary Butler and Marjorie Lammers.
She is survived by one brother James Doscher of Oceanside, CA, and one sister Donna Henry of Cold Spring, MN; as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.