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LONG, Dena 1898-1987


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 10/31/2012 at 09:33:15

Rites Held For Dena Long, 89

Mrs. Dena Long of Grundy Center passed away at 6:10 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19, at the Grundy Care Center in Grundy Center.

Funeral services were held at the Bethany Presbyterian Church in Grundy Center, on Friday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m. Rev. Calvin W. Vanderwerf officiated.

Merle Mamminga sang "How Great Thou Art" and "The Old Rugged Cross." He was accompanied by Mrs. Raymond Appel, who also played selected numbers for the prelude and postlude.

The casket bearers were Marlin Klar, Kendall Klar, Leroy Thoren, Keith Klar, Marvin Hinders and Virgil Lindaman.

The ushers were Edward Flater and Irwin Rabenberg. Mrs. Albert Flater and Mrs. John Niehaus were in charge of the floral arrangements.

Interment was in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Grundy Center.

Relatives and friends were invited to return to the church following the committal services for a period of Christian fellowship and refreshments.

Mrs. Long was born on January 26, 1898, on a farm in Butler county, the daughter of Rieke and Anna Hoodjer Lindaman. She attained the age of 89 years, three months and 23 days.

She grew up on the farm in Butler county and worked in the area as a hired girl.

On September 14, 1935, she was united in marriage to Lloyd O. Long. After their marriage, they made their home in Grundy Center. He passed away in April of 1945.

She continued to make her home in Grundy Center and worked for the Grundy Cafe, the Marshall Canning Company in Grundy Center. She did paper hanging and babysitting in the later years.

She was a long time member of the Bethany Presbyterian Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one brother, John Lindaman, three sisters, Tillie Bockes, Grace Klar and Hannah Hinders.

She is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Glenn (Beryl) Alberts of RR1, Dike; one granddaughter, Sheri Alberts of RR1, Reinbeck; two brothers, George Lindaman of Clarksville and Arnold Lindaman of Allison; two sisters, Mrs. Anna Thomas of Fort Madison and Mrs. Minnie Klunder of Clarksville.

A memorial fund has been established.

The Engelkes-Abels Funeral Home, Grundy Center, was in charge of the funeral arrangements.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 28 May 1987


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