Obituary of Toby Long from the Tri-County Truth (Churubusco, Indiana) in 1933

header of obituary from newspaper An obituary (from Colorado) for Toby Albert Long, originally of Churubusco, Indiana, from 1933.


"Toby Albert Long dies", obituary of Toby Long, 1933, 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] May 1933

The following clipping was sent to the Truth with this notation: "Mr. Long was a son of the late Mack Long and brother of the late Jessie Long of Busco. He lived here when a small boy and went to school here."

Funeral services for Toby Albert Long, 72, pioneer Colorado resident, will be held at 12:30 pm Tuesday at the Olinger Mortuary, Speer blvd. and Sherman street.

Mr. Long died Friday at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Fred L. Symonds, 886 S. High st., after a long illness.

He was born near Fort Wayne, Ind., Oct. 18, 1861, and came to Colorado in 1888.

During early life he taught school and did clerical work for railroad companies at Sterling, Colo. Since 1925 he and his wife operated a small store and restaurant on W. Sixth ave., near Denver General Hospital, but failing health forced him to give up his work two years ago.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Jennie D. Long; one son, Max F. Long of Beverly Hills, Cal.; one daughter, Mrs. Fred L. Symonds; two brothers, Harry W. Long of Los Angeles, Cal., and Benjamin F. Long of Anthon, Iowa, and a sister, Mrs. Ella Isherwood of Evanston, Wyo.

Burial will be made in Fairmount Cemetery.