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LONG, Eulah M. 1882-1933


Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 9/15/2015 at 16:17:44

Mrs. C. F. Long Dies Suddenly at Whitten Home

Mrs. C. F. Long, wife of the cashier of the Union-Whitten bank and the Whitten postmaster, died suddenly at her home in Whitten last Saturday afternoon. She had been a sufferer from asthma for several years. A severe attack came Saturday and Mrs. Long passed away before the doctor could reach her.

She was born Eulah Marks Harris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Harris, near Radcliffe on Oct. 6, 1882, and passed away Dec. 30, 1933, at the age of 51 years, 2 months and 24 days. She was graduated from the Spirit Lake high school and also from Iowa State Teachers College at Cedar Falls. She served as Primary teacher at Hughes for four years and later at Whitten for a period of ten years.

On Aug. 20, 1909, she was married to C. F. Long at the A. W. Mitterer home in Eldora. To this union two children were born, Harris E. Long, a law student at Drake, and Helen Mae, age 9 years.

Besides her husband, C. F. Long, and son Harris and daughter Helen Mae, she is survived by her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Harris long, and little granddaughter, Peggee Ann; also her stepmother, Mrs. A. L. Harris, of Superior, Ia., two sisters, Mrs. Phoebe Winters of Jackson, Minn., and Mrs. Ulva Bernard of Thief River Falls, Minn.; two brothers, Bert Harris of Spirit Lake, Ia., and Ed Harris of Retlaw, Alberta, Canada.

She has been very active in church and community affairs in Whitten an active member and deaconess of the Whitten Christian church, superintendent of the Bible School for three years, a member of the Ladies' Aid and Missionary societies. She also belonged to the Monday, Kensington and Needlework clubs of Whitten, and a member of the Alpha Chapter O.E.S. of Union, serving as treasurer and a member of the Royal Neighbors as manager and member of finance board.

Funeral services were held at the Whitten Christian church Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock, with Rev. C. W. Biersborn of Liscomb in charge, assisted by Rev. E. E. Briggs of Whitten, and burial was in the Benson cemetery. Six brothers-in-law served as pallbearers, C. R. and L. L. Long and Geo. Larson of Whitten, C. E. Barnes of Union, F. L. Miller and E. H. Montz of Eldora. The four sisters of Mr. Long had charge of the flowers.

--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 4 January 1934, pg 10


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