Lange_Doris   Doris H. Lange, 85, of La Porte City, died peacefully, Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at La Porte City Nursing and Rehab Center.  She was born November 16, 1928 in rural Black Hawk County; the daughter of Bert and Luetta Sallee Walker. She was a 1946 graduate of Vinton High School.   She married Marion “Bud” Lange on June 8, 1949 at the Little Brown Church in Nashua.
She taught at a rural school near Brandon, worked for Roth’s Implement as a secretary where she met Bud, who was purchasing a ’46 K5 International Truck.  She also worked at the canning factory in La Porte City and at the La Porte City sale barn, where she was popular for her “Sale Barn Cake”.  She also worked nearly 20 years at Sears in Waterloo.
She is survived by: her husband, Bud of La Porte City; one daughter, Julie (Orville) Miller; one son, Dean (Brenda) Lange, all of La Porte City; six grandchildren, James (Julie) Frost of  Waterloo, Justin (Janelle) Frost, Michael Frost, Nickole (Matthew) Stanford, Cody Ellis, Heidi Lange all of La Porte City; six great grandchildren, Madison, Morgan, Dakota, Gabriel, Bristol and Lange; two brothers, Norman (Mary) Walker of Vinton, James (Ruth) Walker of Brandon and one sister, Jodene (Jim) Ludden of Brandon.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents; one brother and his wife, Bob (Leona) Walker and a nephew, Brian Walker.
Services were held November 16 with burial in the West View Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to St. Paul United Methodist Church or Hawkins Memorial Library, both in La Porte City.