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Anita (Wasinger) Lang

February 26, 1935 ~ January 1, 2022 (age 86)



     Anita (Wasinger) Lang – age 86 of Victoria, Kansas died Saturday, January 1, 2022, at the Good Samaritan Society of Hays Care Center.

     She was born February 26, 1935, at Hays, Kansas to Ludwig and Veronica (Ruder) Wasinger. She married Vitus F. Lang on October 1, 1956 in Hays, Kansas.

      Anita was a homemaker, a member of The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria Daughters of Isabella, Christian Mothers and was a volunteer on the St. Fidelis funeral dinner committee.  She completed the Salina Diocese catechism courses and was a religion teacher at Victoria for over 15 years.  Anita grew up in Hays and was a graduate of Girls Catholic High School.  Anita enjoyed her dogs and cats, bowling, bingo, puzzles and picking blackberries.

      Survivors include her husband, Vitus F. Lang, of the home; her daughters, Laurie Lang and husband, Al, Shawnee, KS; Janet Frank and husband, Leon, Hays, KS; Karen Cruce and husband, Steve, Dewey, OK; her son David Lang, Topeka, KS; one sister-in-law, Virginia Wasinger, Hays, KS; nine grandchildren; and 18 great grandchildren.

     Anita was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Lubin Wasinger and Julius Wasinger; and one sister, Julianna Scheck.        

     Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 A.M. Thursday, January 6, 2022, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Victoria, Kansas with Father Curtis Carlson O.F.M. Cap. officiating.  Burial in Saint Fidelis Cemetery, Victoria, Kansas.

     A vigil service with a Daughters of Isabella and Christian Mothers rosary will be at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, 412 Main Street, Victoria, Kansas 67671.

     Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, at Cline’s-Keithley Mortuary, and from 9:00 to 10:00 A.M. Thursday, at The Basilica of St. Fidelis.

     The family suggests memorials to The Basilica of St. Fidelis, Good Samaritan Society of Hays or Hospice of Hays Medical Center made payable to the organization in care of the mortuary.

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