Howard F. DeLange

April 22, 1938 - August 26, 2020
Howard Delange

Howard F. DeLange, 82, of Girard, died at 6:30 a.m., Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at the home of his son at rural Girard.

Howard was born April 22, 1938 in Girard, a son of John and Mary (Morton) DeLange.

He grew up and attended schools in Girard and received his bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.
Howard served in the US Army.

On November 24, 1965, Howard and Carla Caldwell were united in marriage in Washington, Iowa. Carla preceded him in death on November 24, 2010.

Howard and Carla lived in Okoboji, Iowa before moving to Girard in 1967. Howard and Carla owned and operated DeLange Seed at rural Girard.
He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Girard.

He enjoyed his grandchildren, farming, and boating.

Howard is survived by his son, Darrin DeLange, and his wife, Jill, of Girard; his daughter, Carrie Glenn, and her husband, Heath, of Bentonville, Arkansas; his granddaughter, Katelyn Glenn, his grandsons, Derrick DeLange, and his wife, Caitlyn, Logan Cobb, and her husband, Kyle, and Benjamin DeLange, and his wife, Nicolette; his great-grandchildren Duke, Derx, and Cartyr DeLange; his brother, Don DeLange of Brazilton; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Carla.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 am Saturday, August 29, 2020 at the Girard Cemetery with Pastor Rick Prideaux officiating. Burial will follow the services.
Friends may call from 9:00 am until 5:30 p.m., Friday at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home in Girard.
Memorials are suggested to Harry Hynes Hospice or Girard School District #248 and these may be left at the Smith-Carson-Wall Funeral Home at 518 W. St. John, P.O. Box 258, Girard, Kansas 66743
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