Obit: Lang, Frances (1939 - 2016)

Transcriber: Robert Lipprandt 

Surnames: Anklam, Barr, Birkley, Cimino, Diermeier, Graffunder, Hader, Hoff, Hollander, Koput, Lang, Matysik, Michlig, Modrzejewski, Neitzel, Nowak, Pasholk, Prinsen, Riehle, Schara, Schmidt

----Source: The Record - Review (Abbotsford, WI) 8/03/2016

Lang, Frances (Michlig) (21 MAY 1939 - 2 AUG 2016)

Frances Lang, 77, loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt, died Tuesday, August 2, 2016 in Marathon, at her home surrounded by her family.

Frances was born on May 21, 1939 at home, to the late Frank and Delaphine (Nowak) Michlig.

She married Norbert A. Lang on June 14, 1958 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Halder. They recently celebrated their 58th Wedding Anniversary. Together, they raised their ten children on the Lang homestead in Marathon. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends playing cards. She also enjoyed gardening, canning, refunding, arts and crafts, playing the concertina, and frequent trips to the casino. She was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (St. Mary's Parish) in Marathon.

Frances is survived by her husband, Norbert A. Lang and her ten children; Cindy Hollander, Wausau, Sherrie Lang, Wausau, Debbie (Robin) Hoff, Wausau, Randy (Lisa) Lang, Wausau, Ricky (Tina) Lang, Wausau, Russell Lang, Marathon, Lori (Adam) Matysik, Edgar, Rod (LeAnn) Lang, Marathon, Kevin (Gina) Lang, Marathon, and Jamie (Melinda) Lang, Marathon; grandchildren, Tony (Jenni) Hollander, Teri (Brian) Neitzel, Jessica Pasholk, Jason (Katrina) Pasholk, Jeremie and Jeffrey Pasholk, Tommy (Nicole) Cimino, Don (Vanessa) Cimino, Mandy (Tim) Schmidt, Bobby Hoff, Justin and Travis Lang, Krystal (Matt) Prinsen, Katie and Kyle Lang, Amber Lang, Cassie Riehle, Logan (Kelsey), Dillon Lang, Kaylee and Tyler Matysik, Lucas Barr, Dawson and Madisyn Lang, Damian and Dalton Lang, Tristian and Delaney Lang; great- grandchildren, Makenzie, Taylor, Brayden Hollander, Claira, Landon Neitzel, Jayden Modrzejewski, Ciera, Alexis, Mercedes Pasholk, Taylyn, Megan Pasholk, Connor, Kenley Cimino, Amelia Cimino, Layla, Carter Schmidt, Mason and Baby on the way Prinsen, Brooklynn Koput, Mylani Kay Birkley, Bryant Hader, and Treyton Graffunder. She is also survived by one sister, Evelyn (Jerome) Schara, Marathon; sisters-in-law, Janice Michlig, Marathon and Rosalie Michlig, Edgar; and adopted family, Russell, Maureen and Zachary Anklam.

She is preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Leo and Anthony Michlig; and son-in-law, Tom Hollander.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 5, 2016 at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 712 Market St., Marathon. Rev. Monsignor Joseph Diermeier will preside. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Marathon and again on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of services at the church. There will be a rosary service at 8:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.

The family would like to thank Mary at Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services and her team for the dedication and comfort they gave Mom and the family.

Peterson Kraemer Funeral Home, Marathon is in charge of arrangements. Memories and online condolences may be shared at



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