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Raymond Lang

Raymond LangCalifornia businessman, 76Raymond Lang of Westminster, Calif., died Thursday, July 4, 2002, in Fountain Valley, Calif., from complications due to cancer surgery. He was 76.Mr. Lang was born June 15, 1926, in Lehr, N.D., to Fred and Esther Lang. He finished his education in Marsing, Idaho, and served in the Navy in World War II.He married Stella Cox of Glenwood Springs on June 23, 1946, in Richmond, Calif.They moved to John Day, Ore., in 1951, where Mr. Lang worked as a tire recapper and in the lumber mill. In 1962, the couple opened an A&W Drive-In in John Day, and ran it until 1991.They moved to Paramount, Calif., and managed the Americana Mobile Home Park until their retirement in 1997.Mr. Lang enjoyed hunting, fishing and going to the mountains to cut wood. He enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren play sports and went to every game he could. He was a member of Central Baptist Church in Huntington Beach, Calif.Mr. Lang is survived by his wife, Stella Lang of Westminster, Calif., by sons and daughters-in-law Ronald and Jean Lang of Sherwood, Ore., and Stan and Kathy Lang of Tucson, Ariz.; and by daughter and son-in-law Venita and Dan Burch of Fountain Valley, Calif.; and by nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.A funeral service will be held today, July 9, at Central Baptist Church in Huntington Beach, Calif. Internment will follow at El Toro Memorial Park in Lake Forest, Calif.Memorial contributions may be made to the Fred Lang Scholarship Fund, c/o First Baptist Church, 300 W. Main, John Day, OR 97845.

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