Derryl Raymond Long, age 83, of Arapahoe, Nebraska
formerly of Holbrook, Nebraska died Wednesday, May 31, 2006 at Tri-Valley
Hospital at Cambridge, Nebraska. He was
born April 29, 1923 at
Derryl grew up
The most important thing in Derryl’s life was his family, and he worked tirelessly and without complaint to care for them. He held his friends in high esteem and considered himself rich for having them. His greatest happiness was in performing an honest day’s work and finding something to laugh about. He was a skilled mechanic who enjoyed going to farm sales and filling his garage with bargains that he could use in repairing just about any engine or piece of equipment he came across.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Sister Gertrude and two Brothers; Norris & Clarence.
include his Wife of nearly 60 years: Fae
6 Sons: Doug Long & wife Sandra of
Long & wife Nancy of
Long & wife Kathy of
David Long &
wife Linda of
Richard Long & wife Lori of Kearney, Nebraska
Dennis Long & wife Janice of Lincoln, Nebaska
1 Daughter: Rosemary & husband Kevin Johnson of
1 Brother: Roger Long and
wife Mary Ellen of
3 Sisters: Rozella Jacobsen of
Marjorie Dixon of
& husband Paul Ford of
Viewing & visitation will be Saturday, June 3, 2006, 9 AM till 8 PM & Sunday, June 4, 1 PM till 8 PM at Wenburg Funeral Home in Arapahoe, Nebraska and prior to service on Monday at Ella Missing Community Center in Arapahoe, Nebraska.
Condolences and personal reflections can be left at www.wenburgfuneralhome.com.
will be Monday, June 5, 2006 at 10:30 PM at