Lange, Vagn Hartman

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Rank: AC1
  • Branch: Royal Canadian Air Force
  • Regiment number: R205799
  • Date of birth: July 14, 1921
  • Where born: Ville, Denmark
  • Date of death: October 16, 2000
  • Burial location: Mt. Evergreen Cemetery, Trenton, Ontario
  • Wars Served: World War II
  • Years of service: November 25, 1942 - August 13, 1945
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

Vagn Hartman Lange  was born in Denmark on July 14, 1921 and he was the son of John and Elna (nee Holm-Hansen) Lange. The family moved to Canada in 1923, living first in Ponoka, Alberta and then moved to Lot 10 Concession 3 of West Zorra Township.  Like his older brother Holger, Vagn joined the services and sign up with the Royal Canadian Air Force.  Due to medical reasons he was unable to serve overseas.  Vagn served in Canada at training stations until his discharge on August 13, 1945.

Vagn married Marie Lilloet and in 1952 they moved from West Zorra to Trenton where they raised 3 children - Jack, Rick and Sharon.  He was co-founder of Lange and Fetter Motors in Trenton which still operates today.   he``````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````````

 

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HOZ - Lange Vagn wedding picture

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