Dr. Richard Knoble Lange

Published 7:00 am Saturday, February 23, 2019

Dr. Richard Knoble Lange

February 17, 2019

Dr. Richard Knoble Lange, 90, was born in Austin, Minnesota on November 26, 1928 to Michael E. Lange and Elsa Jane Lange.

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At the time of his passing he was a resident of Metairie, Louisiana and Carriere, Mississippi. He passed on Feb. 17, 2019.

He was a veteran who served in the US Air Force as a Lieutenant before attending medical school at Tulane University. As a physician, Dr. Lange specialized in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology prior to retirement from Ochsner Hospital. Also, he was a distinguished alumni and Professor at Tulane University.

Richard was a lover of the outdoors. He enjoyed bird watching and fishing. He was an avid cyclist until a few years ago. He and his beloved wife Betty traveled the world together.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years Betty McFaden Lange; Two sons, Richard Lange Jr. and Dr. Michael Lange; Three grandchildren, Logan, Mary and McKenzie.

He will be sadly missed by all but his memories will continue through all the lives he touched both personally and professionally.

Graveside services will be held Feb. 25, starting at 10 a.m. at the Sylvan Abbey Memorial Park in Clearwater, Fla.