Werner Lange, the Vice President of the 1964 Senior Class of Youngstown's South High School, was named Class President by acclamation at the 55th class reunion. In the interim, he earned a number of academic degrees from institutions of higher education such as The Ohio State University, Goethe University and Ashland Theological Seminary; served area churches as staff member on Eastminster Presbytery and the Interchurch Council of Greater Cleveland; taught at various colleges in Ohio and Pennsylvania for some 35 years; was and remains active in several progressive social movements, including acting as a Delegate for Bernie Sanders to the 2016 DNC. Dr. Lange has published extensively. Rev. Lange was ordained by the United Church of Christ in 1996 and served small Ohio congregations as pastor for a decade. He and his wife Roxanne, residents of Newton Falls since 1988, had all of their five children graduate from NF high school and move on to successful professional careers. His 9 grandchildren, at least the ones who speak, call him Opa, his favorite status.
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