The Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Bertha Henrietta Lang, age 90 of Albany, will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 6, at the Seven Dolors Catholic Church in Albany. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Bertha died peacefully on Friday surrounded by her family. Visitation will be from 4-8:00 PM Tuesday and again after 10:00 AM Wednesday at the catholic church in Albany. Seven Dolors parish prayers will be at 4:30 PM Tuesday at the church. Arrangements are being made by the Miller-Carlin-Brenny Funeral Home in Albany.Bertha was born March 26, 1922 in St. Anthony to Frank and Laura (Gresser) Habermann. She married John Lang on May 21, 1941 in St. Anthony. She and John farmed together until moving to Albany in 1974. Bertha was a woman whose universe consisted of unconditional love for her family and friends. She enjoyed playing cards, going fishing, traveling, dancing, visiting and baking, especially her famous Grandma buns. She was a member of the Seven Dolors Catholic Church, Seven Dolors Christian Mothers, Seven Dolors church choir, Little Flower Mission Group, St. Ann’s Society and the Albany American Legion Auxiliary.Bertha is survived by her chidren, James (Louanne) Lang, Redding, CT; Robert (Audrey) Lang, Avon; Bernadette “Bernie” (Dennis) Schiffler, Waite Park; Joseph (Barb) Lang, Avon; Terrance (Denise) Lang, Woodbury; Daniel (Cindy) Lang; Champlin; Jane (Al) Hager, Champlin; Timothy (Paula) Lang, Ham Lake; Judith (Lee) Bills, Ham Lake; Lisa (Chad) Burton, Rogers; son-in-law, Jim Crocker, Brooklyn Center, 38 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sisters and brother, Delores Ramler, Albany; Lucille (Ralph) Goenner, Clear Lake; and Donald Habermann, PA.Bertha is preceded in death by her parents, her husband John in 1993, her daughter, Mary Lou Crocker in 1995, her grandson, John Lang, her brother, Herbert Habermann, an infant brother, Norbert Habermann, and her daughter-in-law, Mary Lang.A special thank you to Mercy Manor which provided a fun-filled environment for Mom. A visit didn’t pass without her commenting on how much she enjoyed living there. She would say, “I really like living here, it is a good place to live at this time of my life.” A special thanks also to the staff at Albany Area Hospice for their loving and professional care.
Schedule and Information
Visitation will be from 4-8:00 PM Tuesday and again after 10:00 AM Wednesday at the parish center
Visitation will be at the Seven Dolors Parish Center in Albany
I’m so sorry. I know you guys are releived. This is going to be an overwhelming week. Let me know if I can do anything.
Fred and I are very sorry to hear of Bertha’s death. She was an amazing woman. Like you said in the obituary,
“Unconditional Love” that was your mother! I was fortunate enough to get a big hug every time I saw her. She would always say, “It’s like hugging Mary”! Now that was a huge compliment! Love you guys.