Obituary of Kay A. Langeland
Kay A. Langeland, of Griggstown, NJ passed away on February 20th, after a long illness. Kay was born in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, N.Y. in 1929. She spent her early childhood living in Norway. Upon returning to the United States in 1935, she settled with her family in Bay Ridge. After High School, she worked for The Mutual Insurance Co. of N.Y. in Manhattan. She retired from Princeton University after 26 years.
She married Kenneth Langeland in 1950. After the birth of her two daughters, she moved to Griggstown in 1962. During the 1960's, she was a girl scout leader for Troop 253 of the Raritan Girl Scout Council. She was active in the Griggstown Historical Society and loved the History of Griggstown. She attended Bunker Hill Lutheran Church for 57 years. She was deeply appreciative of the vast efforts of her doctors, especially Dr. Peter Yi, nurses, family and friends that helped her fight her illness. She enjoyed gardening, traveling, photography and loved life. She often said she felt blessed to have lived a life filled with love, kindness, faith, many dear friends and a close loving devoted family.
Daughter of the late Anders and Henriette Morch, she is survived by her husband of 68 years, Kenneth, two devoted daughters and son-in-laws, Lori and Lawrence Dudek of Skillman, NJ. and Dale and David Antonevich of Mechanicsville, VA, her beloved granddaughters, Susanne Dudek of Griggstown, NJ, Kristi Nelson and husband Peter and her great-grandson Avery Thomas Nelson of Pennington, NJ. Her sisters Esther Spindanger of Phoenix, AZ, and Alita Fjeldsgaard of Kristiansand, Norway, and a brother-in-law, Charles Langeland of Cranbury. She had many cherished nieces and a nephew.
Her family wishes to thank “Kay’s Angels”, Elin, Kim, Alexa, Sasha, Masha, Mary and Ginna.
The Funeral Service will be held 11:00 am on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at the Bunker Hill Lutheran Church, 235 Bunker Hill Road, Griggstown.
Burial will follow in the Griggstown Cemetery. Friends may call on Tuesday Morning from 9:00 am until the time of the service at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bunker Hill Lutheran Church, 235 Bunker Hill Road, Princeton, NJ 08540 or The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Donor Services PO Box 98018, Washington, DC 20090
Arrangements are under the direction of M.J. Murphy Funeral Home, Monmouth Junction
616 Ridge Road at New Road
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
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