Oskar Gustav Lange

NAUGATUCK — Oskar Gustav Lange, 86, of Naugatuck, beloved husband of Hildegard (Sedelies) Lange, passed peacefully Tuesday, July 21, 2020, with his family by his side.

Oskar was born October 6, 1933, in Naujininken, Lithuania, a son of the late Gustav Lange and Augusta (Kropstadt) Lange. After coming to the United States, he and his wife settled in Naugatuck, where they raised their family. He retired after a long career with the Naugatuck Glass Company.

Oskar very much enjoyed spending time with friends and family, reminiscing about his heritage and doing projects at home or at the farm he loved in New Jersey.

He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Naugatuck. 

In addition to his loving wife of 59 years, Oskar is survived by two sisters, Alma Schugschdinis and Lydia Gruenwald of Huttenfeld, Germany; four sons and daughters-in-law, Richard “Rick” and Rhoda Lange of Bristol, Victor and Sherrie Lange of Naugatuck, Alfred and Kristen Lange of Pinellas Park, Fla., and Ronald and Tina Lange of Torrington; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lisa Lange Dibner and Tim Roche of Southbury and Lori Lange Elsen and Tim Elsen of Las Vegas, Nev.; seven grandchildren, Kevin Lange, Adam Behuniak, Nicole Lange, Veronica Lange, Amber Dibner, Tyler Fraser and Connor Kangas; and many extended family and friends in the United States, Germany and Lithuania. 

He was predeceased by his brothers, Albin Lange, Waldemar Lange and Richard Lange.

Funeral services took place July 25 at Munson-Lovetere Funeral Home, 2 School St., Woodbury. Burial followed in Carmel Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 350 Millville Ave., Naugatuck 06770.

To leave an online condolence, visit www.munsonloveterefuneralhome.com.

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