Born in 1931 to German immigrant parents, Carl T. Lang ’57 was a lifelong Sacramento resident, attending Christian Brothers High School, and leaving only to attend Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, and SCU. Carl enjoyed a long career as an electrical engineer, first with Aerojet and then with the Army Corps of Engineers. He raised his family in Fair Oaks, California, and as a longtime parishioner of St. Mel Catholic Church became a Knight of Columbus at the age of 80. Carl maintained and cherished lifelong friendships from every stage of life. He was fascinated and charmed by four granddaughters (Maria Madeleine, Anna, Isabelle, and Natalie). Carl died peacefully at home on April 6, 2019, with family at his side. He leaves behind daughter Cindy Herndon (Grant), sons Gregory Lang ’84 and Gary (Maria), ten brothers- and sisters-in-law, and 11 nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Grace, sister Betty Ann Baumgartner, sister-in-law Helen Oropeza and sister- and brother-in-law Esther and John Larrea.

20 Aug 2019