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[April 06, 2007]
Harry J. Long, 83, of New Holland died
Friday, April 6, 2007, at 9:13 a.m. at Maple Ridge Care Centre in
Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at
Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.
His funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at New
Holland United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Julie
Burial, with military rites, will be in Richmond
Grove Cemetery, New Holland.
Mr. Long farmed in Sheridan Township for 40 years
before he retired.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran.
He was born May 25, 1923, at Manito to William C.
and Lucy Redman Long. He married Betty Badgett on
April 7, 1943, in Bowling Green, Mo.
He is survived by his wife, of New Holland; one
son, Gary (and Karen) Long of Lincoln; two
daughters, Gail (and Floyd) Aper of Normal and Gwen
(and Dave) Armintrout of Mechanicsburg; seven
grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and one
sister and was the last of his immediate family.
He was a member of New Holland United Methodist
Church, where he was a trustee and member of the
Men's Club. He was Sheridan Township supervisor, New
Holland volunteer fire chief, New Holland American
Legion post commander, and served on the New Holland
school board and the board of Richmond Grove
Memorials may be made to Maple Ridge Care Centre,
New Holland United Methodist Church or the donor's
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