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Langolf, John
Born 1/17/1926, Died 10/13/2012

John Langolf, 86, of Fond du Lac, passed away on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the Hospice Home of Hope. John was born January 17, 1926 in Lincoln, NE, a son of Henry and Alvina (Helgenberg) Langolf.

On February 25, 1948 he married Margaret Ryan in Dubuque, IA.

He attended Fond du Lac High School and was a military veteran of World War II. He worked formerly at Mercury Marine Corp, and after 30 years retired from Giddings and Lewis Corp.

He was a lifetime member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #270, the American Legion of Fond du Lac, and the Church of Peace.

John enjoyed camping with the family. Because of his love of driving, he frequently drove to Arizona to visit with his children.

He is survived by Margaret, his loving wife for almost 65 years; five children, Phil (Judy) Langolf of Chandler, AZ, Sundy (Bob) Luft of Redgranite, WI, Suzanne (Dan) Murphy of Gilbert, AZ, John Jr. (fiancee, Kathy Strong) Langolf of Fond du Lac and Dan Langolf of Fond du Lac; grandchildren, Rob Langolf, Eric (Terri) Langolf, Steve Bostwick Jr., Anthony Bostwick, Tanya (Jim) Kasubaski, Stephanie (Gary) Schmitz, Doug Murphy, Brian Langolf, Kevin (Sue) Langolf, Scott Langolf and Jena Langolf; great grandchildren, Savannah and Winter Langolf, Jimmy and Hunter Kasubaski, Aston and Addison Schmitz, Maddie and Jack Langolf.

He is further survived by two sisters, Theresa Timm and Beade Meyer; other relatives and friends.

Preceding John in death are his parents, one daughter, Lattona Langolf; one brother, Peter; two sisters, Alvina Burchardt and Magdalene Groeschl.

Visitation: John's family will receive relatives and friends at the Zacherl Funeral Home, 875 E. Division St., Fond du Lac, on Wednesday, October 17, 2012 from 4:00 to 6:45 PM.

Services: At 7:00 PM on Wednesday, October 17, a funeral service will be held at the Zacherl Funeral Home. Cremation will follow these services and burial will be in Ledgeview Memorial Park.

John's family is grateful for the staff of St. Agnes Hospital and of Hospice Home of Hope for the wonderful and compassionate care they provided John.

In Memory of
John Langolf

My deepest sympathies to the entire Langolff Family. I am so sorry for your loss. We had some really... (more)
Karen (Urban) Martin Schumacher
John was a class guy. I will miss him at the Eagles in the afternoon. He always had a smile on his... (more)
Luann & Joe Wrzesinske
John and Kathy,

Sorry for your loss.

The Crew at Mr. Marine ... (more)

The crew at Mr. Marine
John and Family ... We are so sorry for your loss. May God be with you.... (more)
Mike & Linda Milinski
So sorry to read of your loss Suzanne and Sundy. I do remember your dad and how nice he treated me w... (more)
Lee Mielke

John and family, We are so sorry to hear the loss of your father. May God bless you with his strengt... (more)
Dave & Dawn Rathman
Thoughts and Prayers go out to the family, with our deepest Sympathy.

With love Randy ... (more)

Randy & Brenda Ryan

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