Albert Bange

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Albert B. "Al" Bange, 92, formerly of Festus, Mo., and Blodgett, Mo., died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2007, at Fountainbleau Lodge.

He was born Oct. 11, 1915, in St. Louis, son of Henry J. and Caroline Dierker Bange. He and Merideth A. Fowler were married Nov. 17, 1988, in Sikeston, Mo. She died May 6, 1999.

Bange had been a farmer. He was a member of First United Methodist Church in Sikeston.

Survivors include a stepson, Vernon Hopkins of Cape Girardeau.

He was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bloomfield Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo. The Rev. Geoff Posegate will officiate.