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Henry J. Long, Jr. 1895-1939


Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 7/7/2011 at 01:17:49

Popular Local Man Is Called
Henry Long, 44, Passes After Short Illness; In Insurance Business Here for Ten Years
Henry J. Long, 44, passed away at 7:30 a.m. yesterday at the Coleman hospital. Although having been in poor health for a number of years, he was not taken to the hospital until a week ago.

Mr. Long was born March 6, 1895 at Shelby, Mich., one of six children born to Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Long. When only a boy he moved with his family to Estherville, where he had made his home for the past thirty years.

Mr. Long was employed by the First National bank here and was assistant cashier of the Iowa Savings bank for a time, going into the loan and insurance business for himself ten years ago, which he operated until two weeks ago at which time he sold his business.

He was a World War Veteran, having been stationed in camp near Baltimore, Md., also a member of the local American Legion post, the Knights of Columbus and the Elks lodges.

He is survived by five sisters, Mrs. L. P. Rodenborn of Des Moines, Mrs. E. G. Stavros, Mrs. Emily Bryan, Miss Frances Long and Miss Lena Long of Estherville, two nieces and two nephews. Mr. Long never married.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday in the St. Patrick’s Catholic church, with the Rev. Father J. J. Keane officiating. Burial will be in the Catholic cemetery. The Rosary will be recited at 9 p.m. tonight at the E. G. Stavros home.

Pall bearers are Frank Campisano, Irwin Nichols, Fred Parsons, sr., Robert Knight, Gerald Weggs and Harold Reed. (Vindicator and Republican, Estherville, IA, May 16, 1939)

Henry J. Long Died Suddenly Last Monday
Henry J. Long, 44, a longtime resident of this city and the son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Long who moved to this city with their family 31 years ago, died Monday.

Henry was at one time with the Iowa Savings bank as assistant cashier. Later he entered business for himself in the land loan and insurance business. This business he sold two weeks ago to Shultz and Clark. Soon after the sale he entered the Coleman hospital. He had been in poor health for a long time but became seriously ill about a week ago.

Henry was a popular young man well-liked by all who knew him. He was a World War veteran and a member of the American Legion and the Elks lodge. He was a good business man and very thorough in his business.

The funeral services were held Wednesday morning from St. Patrick’s church, the Rev. J. J. Keane officiating. Interment was made in the Catholic cemetery.

Mr. Long is survived by five sisters. (Estherville Enterprise, Estherville, IA, May 18, 1939)


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