DELAVAN - William Wayne Lange, 77, of Delavan, WI passed away Saturday evening at St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee, WI with his wife at his side, after a brief battle with multiple health issues. Bill was born August 14, 1940 in Chicago Heights, IL, one of 5 children born to Mable and William F. Lange. He married Barbara Rae Meier in 1969 in Cleveland, OH. Bill served in the National Guard. Bill had been in the Semi Trailer industry for over 40 years. He worked as a Sales, Branch, then General Manager for several national companies in the Illinois and Ohio area. He also owned his own Semi Trailer Sales & Leasing company for 12 years and sold it in 1990. Bill has worked as a management consultant in both Chicago and Wisconsin. He also had a Wisconsin Real Estate Broker License. Bill has worked with numerous community and charitable organizations including: The Boy Scouts, Youth Football, Lions Club, City of Hope and he was one of the original founders of the Clown Hall of Fame in Delavan, WI. Bill is survived by his wife Barbara, his daughter Kim (Ron) Bolanowski of CA, son Bryan (Annette) of Ohio, and son Scott (Sheila) of CA, and his 4 grand children, Lucas, Paige, Violet and Laine. The Lange family wishes to thank all of their friends and family for their support. He will be missed.
A Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Monroe Funeral Home, 604 E. Walworth Ave in Delavan. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be directed to “City of Hope” in Duarte, CA or “Boxer Rebound” in Ringwood, IL. MONROE FUNERAL HOME in Delavan is assisting the family. Please visit us at delavanfuneralhome.com