Karla June Lang, age 86, of Temple, known for her kind and loving nature, Karla dedicated her life to serving others, with her family always remaining close to her heart. She will be remembered not only as an amazing mother but also as a talented seamstress, passionate photographer, and someone who valued quality time with her loved ones.
Karla was born on June 14th, 1937 in Lampasas, where she spent her early years surrounded by the loving care of her parents, Carl and Pauline Lang. From an early age, it was clear that Karla possessed a compassionate spirit that would guide her throughout her life.
While Karla held various roles throughout her lifetime, it was caring for her family that brought her the most joy. She dedicated herself to creating a warm and loving home for her children and ensuring they had every opportunity to succeed in life. Her proudest accomplishments centered around the happiness and achievements of her family.
Outside of her role as a mother, Karla found solace in pursuing hobbies that ignited her creative spark. As a skilled seamstress, she brought beauty and elegance to the world through the garments she created. Her attention to detail and passion for fashion made each piece a work of art. In addition to sewing, Karla had an eye for photography. Through the lens of her camera, she captured countless unforgettable moments filled with love and laughter.
Karla's warm and nurturing personality touched the hearts of all who knew her. She had an innate ability to make everyone feel valued and heard. Her kindness knew no bounds as she radiated love wherever she went. To encounter Karla was to experience unwavering compassion and support.
On January 7th, 2024, Karla passed away peacefully in Temple after battling illness with incredible resilience. While her departure leaves a void in the lives of those who loved her, her memory will forever live on in the hearts of her family and friends. Karla was preceded in death by her son, Keith Huffman and her parents, Carl and Pauline Lang.
Karla is survived by her son, Gerald Wade Anderson of Temple, and her daughter, Shere Lynn Van Dyke of Englewood, CO. Her legacy continues through her six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, who were a source of immeasurable joy to her. Karla's spirit will also be cherished by numerous other family members and friends.