Joe Lang celebrated his 105th birthday with a family gathering on Nov. 10th at Paragon Place

Joe Lang celebrated his 105th birthday with a family gathering on Nov. 10th at Paragon Place

Joseph Lang was born in Saskatchewan on Nov. 12th, 1914, the fourth oldest in a family of 10

Joseph Lang was born in Saskatchewan on Nov. 12th, 1914, the fourth oldest of a family of 10.

He came to Alberta looking for work and while working in the area he met and married Lorraine Matier. They lived and farmed in the Gadsby/Westwoods area.

During those years he trucked, drove school busses, played drums for the Simon’s Orchestra, tuned pianos and was a great friend and neighbor to everyone.

They retired to Stettler in 2008 and in 2010 they moved into Paragon Place where Joe still resides.

They raised three sons all whom have lived and worked in the Gadsby/Stettler area. He has been blessed with many grandchildren and great grandchildren along with one great, great grandchild.

Joe celebrated his 105th birthday with a family gathering on Sunday, Nov. 10th at Paragon Place and then celebrated again with his three sons and their wives along with all the fellow residents of Paragon Place, treating them all to a KFC dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 12th.

-Submitted

 

Joe Lang celebrated his 105th birthday with a family gathering on Nov. 10th at Paragon Place