Jill Gift Lang, 63, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at her home in Pueblo West, Colo. Funeral services were held Monday, Jan. 7 at Imperial Funeral Home, Pueblo, Colo. A visitation was held prior to services at the funeral home. Interment followed at Imperial Memorial Gardens.
She was born on Jan. 4, 1949, in Freeport, to Harold and Jeanne Gift. She grew up in Lena and Geneseo and graduated from J.D. Darnall High School, Geneseo in 1967. She married C. Robert Lang on May 4, 1968, in Moline, and they were happily married for 44 years.
Survivors include her husband, C. Robert Lang of Pueblo West; children, Richard (Shonelle) Lang and Jennifer (Dusti) Holm; five grandchildren, Richard Lang Jr., Jaylene Holm, Daisy Lang, Cloey Lang and Delani Jo Holm; two sisters, Jane Duncan and Judy Bissell; numerous relatives and friends. Jill lived for her family and was especially fond of her grandchildren.