Nicholas LANG

Nicholas (Nick) Charles Lang, aka Kasper the Kid, died unexpectedly on June 9th, 2015 at the age of 15 while attending a program in Campbell River, BC. Nick is survived by his parents; Peter Lang and Linda Tenpas; his brothers Kirk Lang and Christopher Palmer; his cousins: Ryan and Sophia Hutton, Daniel, Eliot and Samuel Lang, Krista and Katelyn McKay, Drew Tenpas, and Penelope and Freddie Torok; his grandparents Hank and Agnes Tenpas, Patricia Torok, Doug and Melody Lang; his great grandmother, whom he adored and she adored him, Marie Ridgway. He is predeceased by his cousin, Jaeden Hutton; and his grandfather, Dan Torok. Nick is also survived by numerous aunts and uncles who were very close to him and loved him very much. Finally, Nick is survived by his cat, Carl, and his two dogs, Skip and Furby. Nick was born in Nanaimo, BC on March 28th, 2000. He attended Coquihalla Elementary, CE Barry and Silver Creek in Hope, BC before moving to Chilliwack, BC, where he attended Mt. Slesse Middle School and The Ed Centre. Nick also played hockey for several years with Hope and District Minor Hockey Association, first as a defenseman, then as a goalie.

Nick loved animals and was particularly fond of cats. He was almost a cat whisperer. He could go into any neighbourhood, sit down cross-legged in the middle of the street and the cats would come out and circle him, seeking his attention. In recent years, “Kasper the Kid” grew very fond of hip-hop / rap genre of music and was beginning to shine as an artist / lyricist. He also developed a knack for building and repairing bikes, along with a desire to learn more about his M├ętis culture. Above and beyond all else, Nick was extremely funny, and very kind. He loved his brothers, his family and his friends. In the short period he was on this earth, he made a lasting positive impact on numerous people around him who now mourn his passing. A Celebration of Life is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. on June 20th, 2015 at the First Ave Christian Assembly on First Ave in Chilliwack, BC. Donations in lieu of flowers are appreciated and may be made in memory of Nick to Cyrus Centre Youth Mission, or Chilliwack Restorative Justice and Youth Advocacy Association.

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