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Washburn High School

Class of 1956 - In Memory Of

Dr. Richard B. Langer

Langer Richard B., died in Molokai, HI, on 9/11/04 at the age of 65 from metastatic cancer. He was predeceased by his parents, Leonard & Louise Langer and wife, Ruth. He is survived by his son, Franz; daughter- in-law, Nida; grandchildren, Mia, Jaime and Nainoa of Molokai; brother & sister-in-law, Leonard & Rollie Langer of Mpls & their daughters.

Dick grew up in Mpls, graduated from Carleton College and the University of MN Medical School. In the early 60's, he served as a combat surgeon in Vietnam, after which he and his family settled in Hawaii. Dick was a devoted father and dedicated family physician to the people of Molokai for over 30 years.

In retirement, he took great pleasure in developing and tending a large tropical garden, doing floral arrangements for community events and particularly for his church, where he was a devout member. A memorial service will be held on Molokai.

Published in the Star Tribune on 9/19/2004.

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