June 1, 1926 - Jan. 6, 2013
ARAPAHOE, Nebraska -- Fae Lucille Long, 86, of Arapahoe, formerly of Holbrook, Nebraska, died Sunday (Jan. 6, 2013), at the C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe.
She was born June 1, 1926, to Carl and Mary (Mues) Mues on the family farm west of Arapahoe.
She attended St. Matthew's Lutheran Church in Arapahoe, through the eighth grade. She graduated from Holbrook High School in 1943. She worked at the Beaver City courthouse and also for the Equity Store in Arapahoe. On Nov. 24, 1946, she married Derryl R. Long of Holbrook. They were married for 59 years. She moved to Prairie Pines Retirement Center in Arapahoe in 2004 and lived there until December 2012.
She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Arapahoe.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Albert, Ernest, Clarence, Herman, Leonard, and Melvin; sisters, Elsie, Emma, Velma, and Myrtle; husband, Derryl, in 2006 and sons, Douglas and David in 2008.
Survivors include her sons, Duane and wife, Kathy Long of Holdrege, Nebraska, Richard and wife, Lori Long of Kearney, Nebraska, Dale and wife, Kathy Long of Holbrook and Dennis and wife, Jan Long of Lincoln, Nebraska; daughter, Rosemary and husband, Kevin Johnson of Clive, Iowa; daughters-in-law, Sandra Long of Holbrook and Linda Long of Norton, Kansas; brother, Dean and wife, Lucille Mues of Grand Rapids, Michigan; sisters-in-law, Marjorie Dixon of Omaha, Nebraska, Norma Long of Sidney, Nebraska, Joan Mues, Addison, Illinois and Billie Mues, Longmont, Colorado; brother-in-law, Roger Long and wife, Mary Ellen of Holbrook; 19 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe with the Rev. James Moshier officiating. Burial will be at the Holbrook Cemetery.
Viewing and visitation is today until 8 p.m. at Wenburg Funeral Home in Arapahoe and prior to the service at the church. Condolences or personal reflections may be left at wenburgfuneralhome.com
Wenburg Funeral Home, of Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.