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Marcella Geneva Langer

December 19, 1920 - April 3, 2014

April 10, 2014


  Marcella (Engberg) Langer of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho passed away on Thursday, April 3, 2014.
 
  She was born December 19, 1920 in the newly completed farm house in Blackduck, Minnesota. She grew up on the farm with her parents, John and Della Engberg; sisters Ruby, Doris and Lois and four brothers, Lloyd, Stanley, Alvin, and Wally. In 1942 she met Ed Langer and they were married in 1943 before Ed left to support the war effort. 
 
  Son Bill Langer was born in 1944 in Bemidji, Minnesota. After the war was over, they moved to Burbank, California where son Rick was born in 1948. Besides being a wife, mother and homemaker, she worked various part-time jobs at her son’s elementary school;  J.C. Penney, and manufacturing companies.
 
  She served as a den mother for cub scouts. Marcella made a great carrot cake, apple pie, and xmas cutout cookies!
 
  In 1980, after Ed retired from the city of Burbank, Marcella and Ed moved to Phelan, California.
 
  They enjoyed trips to Las Vegas, spending several weeks visiting relatives and friends in Minnesota. In 1994 with the passing of Ed, Marcella moved back to Burbank, and then followed Bill and Connie Langer to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho in 2000.
 
  She is survived by sons; Bill and wife Connie of Coeur d’Alene, Rick and wife Mary of Burbank, California, grandsons; Andrew, Chris and Brad; great grandchildren, Jake, Brayden , Kelsey, Ava and Patrick.
 
  Burial and Celebration will be scheduled this summer in Kelliher, Minnesota. Marcella and Ed will be reunited.
 
  Please visit Marcella’s online memorial at www.yatesfuneralhomes.com and sign her guest book.

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