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Oscar Lang, of Chester County Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on July 18, 2018 at the age of 92. Oscar was born in Mankato Minnesota on December 23, 1925 to Robert and Elisabeth Lang. He graduated from Mankato High School in 1943. After high school, he entered the Navy and worked as a radio operator instructor until the war ended in 1945. After the Navy, Oscar went to college at Mankato State Teachers College for about two years. For a time, he worked for the railroad as a switch operator.
Oscar married Jocelyn Alice Dutton in Billings, MT in 1954. He has three surviving children, Robert "Bobby" W. Lang, Lois E. (Michael) Cleary of Chester County, and John W. Lang of Denver, Colorado. He is the brother of Minnetta L. King, the late Malcolm Lang, Louise Peterson and Greg Lang. He is survived by three grandchildren, Jeremy, Kayla, and Amanda Cleary, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Oscar worked as a computer programmer until retirement in 1994. After retirement, he lived in Joplin, Missouri and Tulsa, Oklahoma. He enjoyed working on cars and making his own repairs. He followed the latest news in nutrition and natural supplements, as well as politics. He loved road trips, living in the country, photography and could make a poem special by reading it out loud.
He will be deeply missed.
Graveside service will take place at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at 1:30 on August 10, 2018.