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Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Andrew Long

Illness Fatal To Judge Long

Judge Of Probate Succumbs To 3 Months' Sickness; Services Thursday

   Andrew Long, Probate Judge of Gladwin county, died at noon yesterday after an illness of more than three months. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. at the Church of the Brethren, three miles south of Beaverton. Burial will be in Highland cemetery, Gladwin. Judge Long's death ended more than 30 years of service to Gladwin county. Although only 54 years old, he had served six years as Probate Judge and nine years as County Poor Commissioner. As a citizen of Tobacco township he has occupied every township officie wiht the exception of the road commissionership.

The editorial on page 2 was printed before news of Judge Long's death had reached The Record office.

   Born April 14, 1880, in Drake county, Ohio, Andrew Long attended the county rural schools near his home. After graduation from high school he spent five years at Manchester College in Indiana. He came to Gladwin county in 1904 and began teaching school in the rural schools in Tobacco township. He was married to Miss Weltha Miller on January 15, 1905, and together they cleared the 80 acres in section 8 of Tobacco township that has since been their farm home.

   From 1905 to 1914 he was variously occupied in teaching school in Tobacco township and the Beaverton public schools. He gave up his teaching in the latter year to concentrate on his farming activity.

Worked in Bank

   Shortly after the war he was employed as a clerk at the State Bank of Beaverton. He workde off and on at the bank for several years. The Reverand Harvey Hartsough who will preach the Judge's funeral service tomorrow is a lif-long fried of the Longs and was his room-mate when they attended Manchester College. Reverend Hartsough makes his home in North Manchester, Indiana.

   Surviving the Judge are his wife, Mrs. Weltha Long; two sons, Lowell Long, who is teaching school at Wanatah, Indiana, and Wendell Long, a student at Central State Teachers College; one daughter, Miss Betty Miriam, a teacher at Battle Creek; and a grandchild; Leon Eugene Long, son of Lowell.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
P:1 C:7
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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