Calais Obituaries

Calais Obituaries

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  • May 27, 2018 | via 

    Ida Lange, at 78; from a fraught childhood she becam...

    In a defining moment during a childhood that didn't lack for portent, adulthood was thrust upon Ida Lange in the form of her sister Janice - born premature and a mere 4 pounds when their mother deposited the baby in Ida's arms and snapped: "Here, if you want her to live, you'd better take care of her!" Those were no idle words. Though only 9, Ida was the oldest child and had already assumed a parental role in a home punctuated by violence.