Florence Mary Lang, 87, of Marshalltown, IA passed away Friday, December 13, 2013, at her residence. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 18, 2013, at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Marshalltown. Visitation will be 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., with a Vigil service and Rosary to be held at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 17, 2013, at the Main St. Chapel of the Anderson Funeral Homes, in Marshalltown. Interment will be at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, in Haverhill. Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonfhs.com.
Florence was born June 9, 1926 to Leo R. and Louisa M. (Klass) Handfelt. She was educated in Dirtyridge country school in rural Menominee, IL. Florence was united in marriage to Sylvester H. Lang on August 27, 1947, in Menominee, IL. Her and her husband farmed 2? miles west of Haverhill. Florence was a waitress and cook for several area restaurants.
Florence will be missed by her four children; Ambrose (Deb) Lang of Marshalltown, Mary Lou Daniel of Marshalltown, Arlene Meyer of Laurel, IA, Leo (Deb) Lang of Marshalltown, thirteen grandchildren, many great grandchildren, and two great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, and a son in law, Jan Meyer.