Authorities Looking For Missing Buchanan County Woman

By Lee Hermiston, Reporter

UPDATE: The missing woman from Buchanan County, Evelyn F. Lang, 75, was found this afternoon in Grand Island, Nebraska.


INDEPENDENCE, Iowa -- The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in finding a missing Winthrop woman.

Police said Evelyn F. Lang, 75, was last seen in Kearney, Neb. at a gas station at 10:23 a.m. Thursday. Authorities said Lang left the gas station in an unknown direction and she may be traveling on Interstate 80.

Lang has Alzheimer's Disease and could be confused, authorities said. She is 5'3", 100 pounds and has gray hair. She was last seen wearing a blue and white long-sleeved blouse, blue jeans and tennis shoes.

Anyone with information on Lang's whereabouts is asked to call the Buchanan County Sheriff's Office at 319-334-2568.
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