Obituary: Oskar Gustav Lange

Oskar Gustav Lange

NAUGATUCK — Oskar Gustav Lange, 86, of Naugatuck, beloved husband of Hildegard (Sedelies) Lange, passed peacefully on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, with his family by his side. Oskar was born on Oct. 6, 1933, in Naujininken, Lithuania, and was a son of the late Gustav Lange and Augusta (Kropstadt) Lange.

After coming to the United States, Oskar and his wife settled in Naugatuck, where they raised their family and where Oskar came to work at the Naugatuck Glass Company; from which he retired after a long career. He very much enjoyed spending time with friends and family, reminiscing about his heritage and doing projects at home or at the farm he loved in New Jersey. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Naugatuck.

In addition to his loving wife of 59 years, Oskar is survived by two sisters, Alma Schugschdinis and Lydia Gruenwald of Huttenfeld, Germany; four sons and daughters-in-law, Richard (Rick) and Rhoda Lange of Bristol, Victor and Sherrie Lange of Naugatuck, Alfred and Kristen Lange of Pinellas Park, Fla., and Ronald and Tina Lange of Torrington; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa Lange Dibner and Tim Roche of Southbury, and Lori Lange Elsen and Tim Elsen of Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren, Kevin Lange, Adam Behuniak, Nicole Lange, Veronica Lange, Amber Dibner, Tyler Fraser, Connor Kangas; and many extended family and friends here in the United States, Germany and Lithuania. He was predeceased by his brothers, Albin Lange, Waldemar Lange and Richard Lange.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home, 2 School St., Woodbury. Burial will follow in Carmel Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem. Relatives and friends may call at Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home on Friday between 5 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 350 Millville Ave., Naugatuck, CT 06770.

To leave an online condolence, visit www.munsonloveterefuneralhome.