A memorial service for Lucille Long, 89, of Storm Lake, was held January 11, 2004 at Stuhr's Funeral Chapel in Charleston, SC with the Reverend Dan Barton officiating. Lucille died January 9, 2004 at Trident Reginal Hospital in Charleston.
Lucille was born May 11, 1914, in Peoria, Illinois, the daughter of Harry and Bemice Gresher Tegard. She graduated from Illinois State University and married Charles E. Long November 3, 1934, Peoria, Illinois.
Mrs. Long taught school at Peoria, Rockford, and Hinsdale, Illinois. She helped develop the Head Start Program for Buena Vista County; she was a member of the National Society, Buena Vista Chapter of the DAR, Order of the Eastern Star, and Tuesday Study Club. She was a member of Lakeside Presbyterian Church where she served as president of the Big Sister Program. Her church family and friends were an important part of her life.
Other volunteer activities included Cub Scout Den Mother, Methodist Manor,
Meals on Wheels, and Buena Vista County Hospital Auxiliary. She enjoyed playing bridge, spectator sports, all types of music and stage entertainment.
Her family includes a daughter Judith of Charleston, SC; a son and daughter-in-law,Charles and Joan of San Mateo, California; five grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Charles; a son Jeffery; a brother and a sister.