Obituary of Abraham Long from the Tri-County Truth (Churubusco, Indiana) in 1936

header of obituary from newspaper An obituary for Abraham Long of Churubusco, Indiana from 1936.


"Abraham Long Dies Sunday", obituary of Abraham Long, 1936, probably from the Tri-county Truth newspaper (Churubusco, Whitley, Indiana, United States), photocopy found in "Obituaries and death notices, 1920s to 1990s, Churubusco, Whitley County, IN", 2012, by Allen County Public Library.

Transcript of Obituary [emphases added]

[handwritten] 1936

Abraham L. Long, 72, a pioneer of Whitley county, passed away Sunday, April 26 [1936], from complications.

Surviving Mr. Long are his widow, Sarah; three sons, T. L. Long and Walter D. Long of Fort Wayne, and Jesse Long of Portland, Oregon, and one daughter, Mrs. Carrie Pence of Churubusco.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 o'clock in the Sonday funeral home, Rev. P. L. Mast officiating. He was laid to rest in Eel River cemetery.

Mr. Long was born in Whitley county November 5, 1863. He was the son of David and Susan Sipes Long and on December 22, 1885, he married Sarah E. Sleesman. The couple had recently celebrated their 51st wedding anniversary. Mr. Long had always been a substantial, useful citizen of his community. He farmed and was a contractor.