JOSEPH JOE HENRY LANGEL
from the Havre Daily News Oct. 24, 1955
DEATH SUMMONS JOSEPH LANGEL OF RUDYARD
Joseph Henry Langel, 89, retired Hill county fanner, died Saturday in a Havre hospital. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Lutheran church in Rudyard.
Langel came to the Goldstone community in 1913 and farmed until 1938, when he retired and moved to Rudyard. A native of Germany, Langel was born March 19, 1866. He was married June 14, 1890, at Chippewa Falls, Wis., to Ellen Tealey. She died Aug. 31, 1944.
Surviving are four sons, Henry, Robert, Arnold and Theodore, all of Rudyard; three daughters, Mrs. Hayes Starks, Mesa, Ariz., Miss Blanche Langel, Seattle, Wash., and Mrs. Clifford Hodgdon, Havre; and a sister, Mrs. Mary Plante, Chippewa, Falls; 18 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
FUNERAL SERVICES ARE CONDUCTED
FOR JOSEPH LANGEL
Rev. W. F. Biel of St. Paul Lutheran church conducted funeral services for Joseph H. Langel at Rudyard Tuesday afternoon. Mr. Langel died Sat. at a Havre hospital.
Music for the funeral was The Lord is My Shepherd and Be Still My Soul sung as duets by Truman Struck and Marjorie Mangels. The accompanist was Vicar Mad Misch.
Pallbearers were all relatives of Mr. Langel, Henry, Ted, Robert and Arnold Langel, his sons; a grandson, Douglas Langel; and a son-in-law Clifford Hodgdon. Interment was in the Rudyard cemetery beside the grave of his wife.