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June 20, 2013

William Edward Lange 'Bill'

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CHERRY VALLEY — William Edward Lange “Bill,” born Sept. 13, 1934, passed away May 30, 2013, at his home in Cherry Valley, in the presence of his family.

His father Otto Lange and mother Margaret Lange raised Bill in Schenectady. In his college years he attended Amherst College and Northwestern University.

Having made Cherry Valley his longtime home he was an active member of the Otsego County community since early 1970s.

He was most recently married to Margaret Mott, and is survived by his children, grandchildren and very extended family.

He was a beloved father and passionate member of the Catskill Choral Society.

Those who have known and loved him through the years will remember his kind and generous personality.

As a business man and entrepreneur he made many lasting contributions to the community.

In lieu of a public memorial tokens of loving memory may be directed to the Catskill Choral Society, Cherry Valley Library or the Cherry Valley Historical Society.

We will always love and remember you Dad.