We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell

Mary "Josie" Lang

A private burial will be held at a later date for 86 year old Mary "Josie" Lang of Chester, IL who died Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at Memorial Hospital in Chester, IL.

Mary was born January 4, 1927 in Rockwood, IL, the daughter of Charles and Flora (Holley) Yankey. She married William P. Lang on October 9, 1946 in Chester, IL and he survives of Chester, IL.

Also surviving are four children, Gerald Lang of Mascoutah, IL and Mary Korando, William Lang and Lois "Maggie" Patterson all of Chester, IL. Many grandchildren and great grandchildren also survive.

She was preceded in death by her parents, one son and 10 brothers and sisters.

It was her wishes to be cremated.

A private burial will be held at a later date.

The Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home of Chester, IL is assisting the family with arrangements.