Douglas Wayne Lang beloved husband of Beverley Lang of Grandview, Manitoba passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the age of 86 years. Douglas Wayne was born to Lindsay and Margaret (Shield) Lang. Wayne married Beverley Faye Densmore on November 23, 1951 at the home of Fraser and Verna McQuarrie. They were married for 67 years.
Wayne attended Mountain Gap and Wicklow schools. Wayne and Beverley farmed north of Grandview at the same location for 49 years. They moved to town in 1991 and retired from farming in 2001. They moved to the Valley Villa in 2015 where they have resided since. In Wayne’s younger years, he played baseball and hockey. He was an avid curler and golfer for many years. He enjoyed many a bonspiel with his curling “buddies”. Dad enjoyed visiting with his family, especially his six grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. He always had a treat for them. Up until his passing, he always wanted to know how they were all doing. Dad was proud of his work with the Masons and Shriners. He accomplished all required levels in both organizations.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Beverley Lang; son, David Lang (Stephanie); and daughter, Debbie Lang. Grandchildren include Stuart Lang (Bonnie), Andrea Dueck (Stan), Brendon Lang (Connie), Derek Morran (Carol), Carla Rolling and Kara Mantie (Chad). Great-grandchildren include Derek Grandmont (Holly and children Adalyn and Paisley), Katelyn Morran, Jordyn Rolling, Gracie Mantie, Parker Mantie, Payton Lang, Kasey Lang, Claire Dueck, Graham Dueck, Brooke Lang and Olivia Lang.
Siblings, are Jim Lang (Peggy), Carol Dumont (Mervin); sister-in-law, Carol Densmore. Nieces and nephews include Lindsay Lang (Denise), Cindy Koutecky (Calvin), Connie Plamondon (Brian), Carrie Lang and April Anderson. Wayne was predeceased by his parents, Lindsay and Margaret Lang; brother, Art Lang; and brother-in-law, Wayne Densmore.
Wayne really enjoyed his coffee time at the bakeshop and many social times at the Drop-In; especially playing pool. Dad and Mom took a few bus tours; two times to Nashville. They traveled to both the east and west coasts. Twelve years of many special times were spent camping at the Gilbert Plains Park.
We will miss our steady and strong man in our family. He will be greatly missed by family and friends and especially his long time dog buddy “Rusty”.
A Service to Celebrate Wayne's Life was held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm from the Grandview United Church with Rev. Karen Kuzek officiating.
Should friends so desire, donations in memory of Wayne may be made to Grandview Gateways .
221 Roland Ave. PO Box 307, Grandview MB R0L 0Y0