Norbert A Lang, 88, loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, and uncle, died Sunday, November 28, 2021 at Aspirus Wausau Hospital, Wausau.
Norbert was born on June 6, 1933 to the late Joseph and Elsie (Dalsky) Lang.
He married Frances Michlig on June 14, 1958 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Halder. She joined our Heavenly Father on August 2, 2016. Together, they raised their ten children on the Lang homestead in Marathon. Dad was a local milk hauler for many farmers in the area all while managing his own farm. He was a man of very strong faith and rarely missed going to daily mass. He instilled that faith in his family very strongly. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends playing cards. He also enjoyed gardening and working in his shed. He enjoyed going to all the grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s sporting events. He was a devoted member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (St. Mary's Parish) in Marathon.
Norbert is survived by his ten children; Cindy Hollander, Wausau, Sherrie Lang, Wausau, Debbie (Robin) Hoff, Marathon, Randy (Lisa) Lang, Wausau, Ricky (Tina) Lang, Wausau, Russell Lang, Marathon, Lori (Adam) Matysik, Edgar, Rod (LeAnn) Lang, Marathon, Kevin (Gina) Lang, Marathon, and Jamie (Melinda) Lang, Marathon; grandchildren, Tony (Jenni) Hollander, Teri (Brian) Neitzel; Jessica Pasholk, Jason (Katrina) Pasholk, Jeremie and Jeffrey Pasholk; Jacob (Jenny) Cimino, Tommy (Nicole) Cimino, Don (Vanessa) Cimino, Mandy (Tim) Schmidt, Bobby Hoff; Justin (Kimberly) Lang and Travis Lang; Krystal (Matt) Prinsen, Katie and Kyle Lang; Amber Lang, Cassie Riehle, Logan (Kelsey) Lang, Dillon Lang; Kaylee (Tyson) Zettler, Tyler Matysik; Lucas Barr, Dawson and Madisyn Lang; Damian (Kayla) Lang and Dalton Lang; Tristian and Delaney Lang; great- grandchildren, Makenzie, Taylor, Brayden Hollander; Claira, Landon, Evan Neitzel; Jayden Modrzejewski; Ciera, Alexis, Mercedes Pasholk; Taylyn and Meegan Hoyt-Pasholk; Peter, Isaac, Madelyn, Micah, and Gabriel Cimino; Connor and Kenley Cimino; Amelia Cimino; Layla and Carter Schmidt; Elijah Lang; Mason, Grace and Ryder Prinsen; BrookLynn Koput; Baby Lang (due in Feb); Hazel Osheim; Mylani Kay and Myella Birkley; Bryant Hader, Treyton Graffunder, Sabastyan Lang and Kingsley Crawford; Axel Lang; Baby Lang (due in Jan). He is also survived by one sister, Marcella Dabroski, Weston; one brother Charles Lang, Wausau; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Schara and Janice Michlig, Marathon and Rosalie Michlig, Edgar; and adopted family, Russell, Maureen and Zachary Anklam.
He is preceded in death by his beloved wife Frances, parents, brothers, Raymond, Victor, Alois, and Oscar Lang, sisters Agnes Murray, Theresa Lang, Leona Corda and Irene Semski, and son-in-law, Tom Hollander.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 712 Market St., Marathon. Rev. Monsignor Joseph Diermeier will preside. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 4:00 until 7:00 p.m. at Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Marathon and again on Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at the church. There will be a rosary service at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home. The funeral will be livestreamed and may be viewed on the Peterson/Kraemer Facebook Page
Peterson Kraemer Funeral Home, Marathon is in charge of arrangements. Memories and online condolences may be shared at www.petersonkraemer.com
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