Evan Ludow Strang, former resident of Taft, died Friday at his home in Grass Valley. He was born September 28, 1894, in Sieraville, California. Survivors include his widow, Cora Strang of Grass Valley, a son, Loren of Sierraville, and a sister, Mrs. Louise Graff of Grass Valley. Mr. Strang was an oil worker and a long time resident of Taft before his retirement in 1955. He was a member of Madison Lodge Number 22 Ben Ali Shrine 32nd Degree Mason. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock for Mr. E. L. Strang in Erickson and Brown Chapel. Officers of Midway Lodge 426 F&AM will have charge of the services with James K. Frazier worshipful master of the lodge officiating.