Possible changes to service times: Because of concerns over the novel coronavirus, events like visitations and services may be rescheduled or canceled. Please check with the funeral home or church before leaving to attend an event.

Looking for a particular obituary?

Obits submitted to The Gazette are published online and in the newspaper the next day.

Allen Wayne Lange

Central City

Allen Wayne Lange, 96, of Central City, Iowa, passed away Monday, March 2, 2020, at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Family will greet friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, March 9,
at Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion. A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m. Monday at the funeral home conducted by Vicki Standley. Burial will take place at Springville Cemetery in Springville.
Allen was born Oct. 20, 1923, in Springville, the son
of Roy and Florence (Betzer) Lange. He graduated from Springville High School.
Allen served honorably in
the U.S. Army during World War II from 1943 to 1946. He was owner/operator for Lange's Y and Lange's 66. Allen enjoyed dancing and watching football. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Allen is survived and lovingly remembered by his three sons, Douglas of Waubeek, Iowa, Thomas (Debbie) of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Bruce (Wendy) of Vinton, Iowa; nine grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wives, Ruth and Wilma; one grandson, Jason Lange; one granddaughter, Brooke Lange; and sister, Doris Hazwinkle.
Memorials in Allen's memory may be directed to the family.
Please share a memory of Allen at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.
Buy flowers
Share a memory of