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Mr. Charles "Chuck" I. Long Obituary


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“It was with sadness and joy that I heard of Chucks passing. Sadness in that I would never hear his voice again, never see his smile, and never have...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Tom Clark - Bucharest Romania

“Just wanted to let you and your family know I am thinking if you all during this time. Sorry to hear of Chucks passing. Please take care. God bless. ”
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“Bev, I am so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you and your family in this time. Chuck was a good friend and employee. ”
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Charles I. Long, 81, of Polk City, died of pneumonia Friday, November 9, 2012, at Sunny View Care Center, in Ankeny.
Funeral services will be held 2:00p.m., Tuesday, November 13, 2012, at Memorial Services of Iowa funeral home (4208 N. Ankeny Blvd.). A visitation will be held 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, November 12, also at the funeral home.
Chuck was born October 6, 1931 to Leon and Blanche (Erb) Long, in Des Moines, Iowa.
On June 7, 1953, he and Beverly A. Jensen of Ringsted, Iowa were married at Grace Brethren Church, in Des Moines. Chuck held various jobs in the area, but most of his career was spent in commercial construction.
Chuck is survived by his wife, Bev, four children; Mark (Teri) Long, Ric (Elaine) Long, Dianne (Scott) Elsasser, and Sherri Lane. He was blessed with twenty seven grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Elaine, of Des Moines
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son-in-law, Barry Lane, and 2 grandchildren; Ezra and Mara Joy Long.
Memorials may be directed to the family.