John Michael Lange, 60, of Washington, North Carolina, passed away Sunday, April 10, 2022 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, North Carolina.
John was born on September 24, 1961, in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Michael Baker Lange and Susanne (nee Gerhardstein) Lange of Tiffin. He was married to Olivia M. Lange in 1986 in Piedras Negras, Mexico, and is survived by their two daughters, Susanne (Marc Hoff) Lange of Winston-Salem, North Carolina and Ellen Lange of Tiffin.
Also surviving are his siblings, Mimi Lange (the late Tom) Johnston of Tiffin, Anne Lange (Derek) DeVine of Tiffin, Dr. Jeanne (Robert) Ashworth of Worthington, Michelle (Shaun) Helkey of Tiffin, Kathleen Lange of Chicago, Illinois, and Anthony (Jennifer Kirby) Lange of Delaware, Ohio; as well as one nephew, five nieces, and many cousins, aunts, uncles, and in-laws. John married Suman Kirti Singh of North Carolina (formerly of India) in 2010, and she survives.
John was a 1979 graduate of Calvert High School, where he was a football letterman. He attended Kent State University and Campbell University in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He proudly served in the United States Army from 1984-1987, where he was an Army Ranger and member of the Army Airborne Division. John worked as corporate and medical recruiter following his time in the military.
John loved history, music, and sports. He was an avid reader, especially relating to the U.S. Civil War and WWII, and enjoyed visiting historical sites, at home and abroad. He loved to sing, and also enjoyed following his beloved Michigan Wolverines football and basketball teams.
Visitation will be from 4-7:00 P.M. on Friday, May 6, 2022 at Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, 236 S. Washington St., Tiffin, Ohio 44883, (419) 447-2424.
A Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, May 7, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Rev. Joseph Szybka officiating and will be livestreamed at www.tiffinstjoseph.org. A Rosary will be prayed 30 minutes prior to Mass. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Calvert High School.
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