Ronald Lang

AMASA – Ronald D. Lang, 69, of Amasa, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013, at his home.

He was born Sept. 15, 1943, in Stambaugh, son of Enola (Pagel) Lang and the late Allan Lang. Ron grew up in Amasa and graduated from Amasa High School.

Ron served in the United States Navy from 1962 until he was honorably discharged in 1968. Ronald married Sandra Mae Honkala at Bethany Lutheran Church in Amasa. She preceded him in death on June 23, 2005.

He worked as a logger for many years along with his family. Ron later went to work for Waste Management, retiring after 10 years. He enjoyed many hobbies, including hunting, fishing, trapping, being outdoors and especially spending time with his family and friends.

Ron is survived by one son, Scot Lang of Crystal Falls; two daughters, Cindy Olson of Kingsford and Laura Brin of Crystal Falls; his mother, Enola Lang of Amasa; one brother, LeRoy Lang of Amasa; two sisters, Beverly (Frank) Dallafior of Amasa and Elaine (Jerry) Ketola of Green Bay, Wis.; five grandchildren, Quintin (Megan) Olson, Chelsey (Aaryn) Swanson, Amanda Brin, Ethan Lang, and Carly Lang; and one great-granddaughter, Lydia Olson.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra; and his father, Allan.

Visitation will be Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home in Crystal Falls. The East Side Veterans Council will conduct a Pass-In-Review at 12:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Following the veterans service, burial will take place in Hematite Township Cemetery in Amasa.

You may light a candle in remembrance of Ron or leave a condolence to his family online at

The family has chosen the Jacobs-Plowe Funeral Home of Crystal Falls to honor Ron’s legacy of life.