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William “Bill” Langston, 73, of Spicer, died Wednesday, October 30th at Carris Health Rice Hospital in Willmar.  His funeral will be 11:00 am, Saturday, November 2nd at Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Spicer.  Visitation will be from 9:30 am - 11:00 am.  Burial will be in the church cemetery, with Military Honors provided by American Legion Post #167.

William E. “Bill” Langston was born on April 20, 1946, in Belton, Texas, the son of William and Dorothy (Cox) Langston.  He grew up in Belton where he graduated from high school.  He entered the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Era stationed in Taiwan.  He received an Honorable Discharge and moved to Wisconsin.  He worked various jobs while pursuing a career in engineering.  Bill received a drafting degree from St. Cloud Vo-Tech and later began working for the Minnesota Department of Transportation.  He was united in marriage to Doris (Klassen) at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Spring Hill, Minnesota.  The couple lived in various communities and moved to Spicer in 1986. 

Bill was a member of Our Lady of the Lakes Catholic Church in Spicer.  He enjoyed restoring cars, especially his 1968 Mercury Cougar, hunting, fishing, and golfing.  Bill and Doris enjoyed spending time in Del Rio, Texas.  He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.     

Bill passed away Wednesday, October 30th, at Carris Health Rice Hospital in Willmar.  He is survived by his wife Doris of Spicer; daughter Christi (and Larry) Jorschumb of De Graff; four grandchildren: Anikin, Zoey, Natalie, William; and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Trudy.

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