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Mahdeen Lange
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 • Posted July 13, 2011

A memorial service for Ima Mahdeen Lange, 82, was held Thursday, July 7, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Woods Street Church of Christ in Sherman, Texas. Mahdeen passed away on Friday, July 1, 2011, at Medical City Hospital of Dallas. Waldo Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Mahdeen was born on July 22, 1928, in Mason, Texas to Howard and Alma (Cleghorn) Burnett. She was married to the late Alton F. Lange for 58 years.   After a career in the Air Force that brought them to Sherman in 1966, they retired and made Sherman their home.  

Mahdeen will be remembered and adored by many from Woods Street Church of Christ, Price’s Department Store, Washington Ironworks, and Austin College.  She will be remembered most for her loving spirit, service to others, and her love of her family, friends, and all who knew her. 

Mahdeen is survived by her son, Jon A. Lange and wife Barbara of Plano, TX;  daughter Martha Hefton and husband Kris of Tucson, AZ.; her grandchildren,  Lindsay Hefton of Golden, CO, Lauren Hefton of Tucson, AZ, Erika Lange Batzler and husband Bryan of Dallas, TX, and Alison Lange of Addison, TX.    She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Dow Burnett of Sherman, and one sister Dessie Lee Kelso of Corpus Christi, Texas. 

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to: Gooch Cemetery in Mason, TX 76856 or Woods Street Church of Christ Sherman, TX 75092.

The online register book can be signed at

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