Iris (Nelson) Lange passed away at the age of 89 on August 7, 2019 in Goodyear, AZ. Iris was born on a farm in Grant County, SD on December 31, 1929 to Florence (Aronson) Nelson and Nuel Wallace Nelson. She was an only child, but felt that she gained sisters when her cousins Ardis and Bonnie Lundberg came to live with her family. When she graduated high school, members of the local school board offered her a teaching job if she would take a summer teacher training class. She loved teaching and spent many subsequent summers taking classes to complete her Bachelor's Degree in Education. While teaching in Troy, SD, she met and married Hank Lange, the older brother of one of her students. ...