Carl Philip Langer


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Bertha Wilma Vale

Carl Philip Langer

  • Born: 30 Sep 1898, Hardy, Nuckolls County, Nebraska
  • Marriage: Bertha Wilma Vale 15 Nar 1931
  • Died: 1 Jul 1980, Superior, Knuckols County, Nebraska at age 81
  • Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Superior Nuckolls County, Nebraska

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Obituary: The Nelson Gazette, 10 Jul 1980, Nelson, British Columbia, Canada. Carl Phillip Langer, one of eight children of Franz Joseph and Pauline Louise Thomas Langer, was born at Hardy, Nebraska, September 30, 1898. He passed away July 1, 1980, at the Brodstone Memorial Nuckolls County Hospital in Superior at the age of 81 years, 9 months and 1 day.
He attended school at the Fidelity Country School, Bostwick School and graduated from Superior High School with the class of 1918.

March 15, 1931, Carl was united in marriage to Wilma Vale. To this union three children were born.

Carl worked in the oil fields in Wyoming and California during his early adult life, then returned to Kansas where he spent the rest of his adult life in farming. He retired from farming in 1966 and moved to his present home in Superior. After retirement he worked in Superior at Leslie's Radio and TV Shop until 1979, when he retired to spend more time in his garden.

Carl was interested in the education of young people and community affairs. He served on the Board of Education at Valley View Country School. During his farming years he also served on the Jewell County ASC Committees.

He was preceded in death by both his parents; two brothers, Leo and Robert; and a grandson, Michael Langer in 1963.

Survivors include his wife, Wilma; one daughter, Mrs. Dale (Mona) Mueller of Hastings; two sons, Dallas and Frank, both of Superior; four brothers, Clay, Albert and Glen all of Superior and Roy of Guide Rock; one sister, Pauline Harkins of Superior; six grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held from the Megrue-Price Funeral Home Chapel Saturday, June 5, with Rev. Marion Knoell officiating. Burial was in the Evergreen Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Paul Leslie, Orrin Ehlers, Eugene Purcell, Charles Ulsh, Gene Frerichs and Keith McKeown. "There Will Be Peace In The Valley" and "How Great Thou Art" were sung by Gene Bruening with Carlita Price as organist.


Carl married Bertha Wilma Vale, daughter of Wilber Davis Vale and Mona Elmuire Marshall, 15 Nar 1931. (Bertha Wilma Vale was born on 16 Oct 1908 in Jewell County, Kansas, died on 2 Jan 1997 in Superior, Knuckols County, Nebraska and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Superior Nuckolls County, Nebraska.)

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