December 10, 2008
Lange, Shepard sell Minn. house at a loss
Actress Jessica Lange and her playwright husband Sam Shepard sold their estate in Stillwater, Minn., to a successful insurance executive, county records show.
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Wednesday that Patrick and Jane Thiele paid $1.83 million for the 1892 Victorian home. Lange, a Cloquet, Minn., native, and Shepard paid $415,000 for it in 1994, raising their three children there for nine years.
Lange and Shepard had put the house up for sale for $3.3 million in 2004. They took if off the market for awhile and then re-listed it this past summer.
Thiele is president and chief executive officer of PartnerRe Ltd., a reinsurance company in Bermuda.