Theresa Frances Martin Lang, 76, of Boonville, passed away Tuesday, April 29, 2008, at her home.
The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at S.S. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Boonville Friday, May 2, 2008, at 11 a.m., with Father Bob Duesdieker officiating. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held at the church Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. with Daughters of Isabella holding a prayer service at 8 p.m. Memorials are suggested to Boonslick Senior Center or S.S. Peter and Paul School Building fund in care of Davis Funeral Chapel. Register on line at www.davisfuneralchapelboonville.com.
She was born in Marshall Feb. 29, 1932, the daughter of Urban J. Martin and Martha Felten Martin. She attended schools in Marshall and graduated from Mercy Academy in 1950. She married William A. Lang in Marshall on Dec. 27, 1950. They made their home in Boonville and raised 10 children. She was a devout member of S.S. Peter and Paul Church and was very active in Daughters of Isabella and Knights of Columbus Auxiliary. She worked for H&R Block in Columbia for many years as a tax consultant.
She is survived by her husband, Bill, of the home, and her 10 children; Anthony Lang of San Antonio, Texas, Marvin Lang of Kansas City, Sandra Henry of Joplin, Patricia Banz of Bellevue, Wash., Christine Litwiller of Columbia, Denise Brooks of Columbia, Angela Lang of St. Louis, Philip Lang of Houston, Texas, Peter Lang of Blue Springs and Tom Lang of Hallsville, Texas; two sisters, Mildred Moore of Marshall and Sister Joan Martin RSM of Kansas City; 17 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers, Bernard, Bob, Norbert and Eugene Martin and two sisters, Helen Widel and Dorothy Samson.
Additional information provided per family recompense.