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Calvin A. Long 1941-2010

Jan 21, 2010

RUTHVEN — Funeral service for Calvin Long is 10 a.m. today, Thursday, Jan. 21, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ruthven. The Rev. Peter Nguyen will officiate.

Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Ruthven. The Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in Ruthven is in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Long died Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010, at his home in Ruthven. He was 68.

Calvin August Long was born Oct. 10, 1941, in Algona, the son of Clarion and Martha (Schipull)?Long. He attended school in Armstrong and graduated in 1960.

On June 17, 1961, Calvin Long and Margaret Rezac were married. The couple farmed near Armstrong until 1963 when they moved to a farm northwest of Ruthven. Calvin was also employed at Eatons for 27 years. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ruthven.

On Aug. 19, 2005, Calvin Long and Marsha Hoffmeyer were married.

Survivors include his wife, Marsha of Ruthven; his children, Bryan (Deb)?Long of Ruthven, Bridget (Jesus)?Muller of Houston, TX, Brenda (Don)?Onstot of Carlisle, Barbara (Pete)?Haag of Sanborn, Bruce (Michelle) Long of Ruthven and Billy (Stacie)?Long of Ruthven; 15 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Also surviving are a brother, Larry Long of Blue Earth, MN; and sisters, Charlotte (Gary)?Ewing of Estherville, Carol (Lenny)?McDonald of Storm Lake, Donna Long of Wallingford and Betty (Richard)?Hollund of Wells, MN.

Mr. Long was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Margaret.

Condolences can be left at: www.martinmatticefuneralhome.com