Willard Henry Lange Obit

Willard Henry Lange, 48, of Box Elder, S.D., passed away peacefully on February 7, 2020, surrounded by his family in Sioux Falls, at the Ava’s Hospice House.  

Willard was born January 17, 1972, to Gary and Karen Lange in Rapid City, and also grew up in the Rapid City area.  Willard met and married Rachelle Lange and to this union three children were born, Breanna, Willard, and Kolton Lange.  Willy worked in Sioux Falls, SD and loved selling cars.  Willy enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling, and loved to BBQ.  He also liked to eat candy, gamble, and loved his chew.  Willy liked to attend Celebrate Church in Sioux Falls, SD.  

Over the years, Willy crossed paths with many people and was well liked and could always put a smile on your face.  He always had a great joke and loved to make people laugh.  Willy deeply loved his children and family very much.  

Willard leaves behind his three children, Breanna Lange, Willard B. Lange, and Kolton C. Lange; sisters, Dawn Matlock and Diane Chips; and brothers, Lance Hunter and Gary Morrison.

Willard was preceded in death by his parents, Gary Lange and Karen Lange; and grandparents, Willard Henry Lange, Agnes (McEwen) Lange, Leanor Thayer, and Robert Thayer.  

Pallbearers will be Clayton Williamson, Mike Broesder, Jason Bergan, Brad Gardner, Johan Holmberg, and Brooks Garrigan.

Honorary pallbearers will be Cody Navrisky, Jeremy Boehrns, Tom Gardner, Tony Grimes, Nick Barkland, Scott Johnson, Jerrod Hislop, and All Friends &  Relatives.

Visitation Services:  9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Interior Fire Hall in Interior, SD.

Funeral Services:  10:00 AM, Saturday, February 15, 2020 at the Interior Fire Hall in Interior, SD

Officiating:  Father Ron Seminara, S.J.

Burial Services:  Interior City Cemetery, Interior, SD

Arrangements entrusted with Sioux Funeral Home of Pine Ridge, SD

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