Obituary for Waldo DeWitt Tangen

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Waldo DeWitt Tangen, 100, passed away Friday, December 21, 2018 at the Hillview Health Care Center. He was born May 4, 1918 to David and Madonna (Dinger) Tangen. He married Tina A. Twite on February 25, 1941 and together they celebrated 68 years of marriage. Tina preceded him in death on November 7, 2008
Waldo was a very kinda and gracious person who cared for everyone. His family and faith was the most important thing to him. He was very active at Sugar Creek, Sons of Norway and enjoyed participating in all the activities at the Harry J Olson Senior Center.
He is survived by a granddaughter, Julie (Josh) Miller of Altoona, great grandsons; Jacob and Jack, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, his son, Myron, his daughter Joan, daughter-in-law, Jean a granddaughter, Amy and two sisters.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, December 27th at 11:00 a.m. at English Lutheran Church, 1509 King Street, La Crosse. Pastor Roger Grow will officiate and burial will be in the Portland Lutheran Church Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family at the church on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services. Information and online condolences may be given to the family at
The Dickinson Family Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.