Phillip Lange

Posted 4/7/21

PRINCETON, Ind. — Phillip M. Lange, 71, formerly of Princeton, Ind., passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the North River Health Campus near Evansville, Ind. 

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Phillip Lange

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PRINCETON, Ind. — Phillip M. Lange, 71, formerly of Princeton, Ind., passed away Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at the North River Health Campus near Evansville, Ind. 

A funeral service is  10 a.m. Saturday, April 10, at the Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with Pastor Kevin Wilson officiating.  A graveside service follows at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Young America Township Cemetery, Hume. Visitation is from 4 until 7 p.m.  Friday, April 9, at the funeral home and again from 9:30 until the 10 a.m. service time Saturday. At this time, masks are optional but social distancing is required inside the funeral home.

Mr. Lange was born April 11, 1949, in Paris, the son of the late Ray E. and Maxine Duckworth Lange. 

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Alice Lange; children, Daniel Lange of Kokomo, Ind., Susan (Bill) Frechette of San Antonio, Texas, Jennifer (Jeff) Ridens of Haubstadt, Ind., and Alex Lange of Princeton; grandchildren, Rylee Lange, Winston and Hadley Frechette, Sidney, Cole and Grace Ridens; two brothers, Ed Lange of Ellsworth and Roger Lange of Owensboro, Ky.

 Mr. Lange lived in Princeton since 1980, moving there from Brocton. He was a retired seed salesman working many years for Princeton Farms and Beck’s Hybrids as well as other seed companies. After retiring, he worked for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture as a NASDA Enumerator.

He was a member of Bethel Memorial Church. Organizations he belonged to include the Francisco Lions Club, life membership in the Edgar Lodge 829 of Decatur, the Royal Arch Masons of IL-Edgar Chapter 32 R.A.M. of Paris, the Palestine Commandery #27 Knights Templar of Paris, Ansar Shrine member #18769 of Springfield, a past Lions Club District Governor in Indiana and served on the Gibson County Advisory Council for Agriculture. He was very active in the Lions Club for many years.

Mr. and Mrs. Lange enjoyed shows at the Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville, Ind. He was a Princeton Tiger sports fan and was seen at many of the sporting events, especially the basketball games which he enjoyed.  He also enjoyed going to auctions to see what he could buy and what bargains he could get.

Memorial donations may be donated to the ARC of Gibson County, P.O. Box 5, Princeton, IN 47670.

Online condolences at www.colvinfuneralhome.com.