Michael A. Lange, 79, of Longs, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, after a long illness surrounded by his loving family.
Mike was born on Jan. 31, 1940 in Troy, New York and has been a resident of South Carolina for almost 25 years. He attended the Sacred Heart school system and was a cadet at LaSalle Institute High School where he was a standout baseball and basketball player. After graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served honorably for two years. Following his service, Mike worked for 35 years as an electrician in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 724 and has been a member for over 55 years. Those who knew him best know the love he had for Yankee baseball and all Notre Dame sports and watching his grandchildren compete on any playing field. He was a member of the American Legion Post 186 in Little River.
Mike is survived by his loving wife of over 54 years Carol (Usher); son Patrick (Missy); grandchildren Jessica and Jack; son Richard; sister, Kathleen (Diddy); and brother, Jimmy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rudolph and Kathleen, and brothers, Jack, Marty and David.
A service to celebrate Michael’s life was held Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at Lee Funeral Home in Little River with visitation starting at 10 a.m. and the service at 11 a.m.
The Lange family would like to send a heartfelt thanks to the nursing staff at McLeod Seacoast Hospital in Little River who showed nothing short of compassion, comfort, patience and love.
A guest book is available at www.leefhandcrematory.com.
Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach served the family.