Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Wayne H. Bang, Forest City, Iowa, son of Martin and Ada (Nelson) Bang, was born on Oct. 21, 1925, in Joice, Iowa, and departed this life on April 1, 2013, in Cox Branson, Branson, Mo., at the age of 87.

Wayne was a farmer who spent his winters in the Lampe, Mo., area with his wife, Dorothy. He was a member of the Pilot Knob Lutheran Church, Forest City, Iowa.

Survivors include: his wife, Dorothy, of Forest City, Iowa; one son, Steven Bang and wife, Jonie, of Lampe, Mo.; two daughters, Gloria Peterson and husband, Marion, of Aurora, Mo., and Brenda Bartley and husband, Scott, of Pensacola, Fla.; two brothers, Darrell Bang and wife, Marilyn, of Joice, Iowa, and Darwin Bang and wife, Thelma, of Rochester, Minn.; two sisters, Ardis Helland, of Lewiston, Minn., and Hazel Monson, of Mason City, Iowa; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services will be held at a later date in Forest City, Iowa. Cremation was under the direction of Stumpff Funeral Home-South, Kimberling City, Mo.