Mabel F. Long
Mabel F. Long, 88, of Cedar Rapids, formerly of Ely, died Friday, Sept. 9, 2011, at Mercy Medical Center, Cedar Rapids. Memorial services were held Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, by the Rev. Del Bear.
Born Aug. 12, 1923, in Cedar Rapids, Mabel was the daughter of Raymond and Inez (VanDee) Neal.
Survivors include her children, David (Karen) Long, Dianne (John) Markitan, Coralie (Paul) Osterkamp, Douglas (Margaret) Long, Sue (Jim) Snyder and Phyliss Long; 10 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, William (Evelyn) Neal and Norman Neal; brother-in-law, Willard Vokt; sister-in-law, Lucille Karr; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mabel was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Corles; siblings, John Neal, Margaret Fisher, Madeline Bell and Clara Vokt; and one granddaughter, Barbara Budde.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ely Volunteer Fire Department, 1300 Main St., Ely, IA 52227, in Mabel’s memory.
Please sign the online guest book for Mabel at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.