Anna Lange (1922 – 2006)

Anna J. Lange, age 84 a resident of Kenosha died Monday July 3, 2006 at Brookside Care Center in Kenosha.

Born on April 3, 1922 in LaJunta Colorado, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Mary Alice (Gallagher) Carson.

She was educated in the schools of LaJunta and graduated from LaJunta High School. She then graduated from Brown Business School in LaJunta County in 1941. During WWII, she worked for the treasury Department in Washington DC and Chicago.

On June 6, 1944, she would marry Willie E. Lange in LaJunta Colorado. He preceded her in death on October 15, 1992.

They moved to Kenosha in 1945 and she was employed at AMC for 13 years as a clerical secretary. She was employed at various other local companies as a secretary.

When her children were young, she was very involved in the P.T.A. and the Boy Scouts.

She is the youngest granddaughter of famous frontiersman ?Kit Carson? and was very proud of her heritage.

She is a member of First Congregational Church, Order of the Eastern Star #92, D.A.R., Kenosha Hospital Friends, and Retired Senior Volunteer Program (R.S.V.P.). She was also an active volunteer at the Kenosha Hospital.

She is survived by one son; Rev. Will C. Lange of Detroit MI; one daughter Nancy Roeder of Kenosha; four grandchildren, Lisa, Kyle, Bret, and Mark Roeder; and one sister Stella Harrington of LaJunta Colorado.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, three brothers; Kit E. Carson, William L. Carson, Jess Carson; and her son-in-law Kenneth Roeder.

A Memorial Service will be held on Friday July 7, 2006 at 12:00 noon at First Congregational Church in Kenosha. (5934-8th Avenue) Her son, Rev. Will C. Lange will be officiating the service. A Daughters of the American Revolution will be held at 11:45AM. Visitation will be on Friday at the church from 11:00 AM until the time of service. Burial will take place at 2:30 PM that afternoon at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.

Her family would like to thank Dr. James Santarelli, Brookside Care Center, and Hospice Alliance for the care and companion they gave their mother.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to Hospice Alliance, Brookside Care Center, or Kit Carson Home and Museum.

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