Stanley Dwight Long
Stanley Dwight Long of Winona Lake, Indiana passed away at 2:35 p.m. on Friday, July 25, 2014 at his residence at the age of 82.
He was a resident of Kosciusko County, Indiana for the past 41 years where he was a member of Winona Lake Free Methodist Church. Stanley was also very involved in the Free Methodist Men’s Ministry International, the Marriage Encounter Ministry, was a song leader and a church lay leader. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. Stanley was a business owner and had worked as a salesman for many years for the Harper Brush Company.
He was born on January 23, 1932 in Fairfield, Iowa to Maurice Kingley Long and Portia Mae (Harper) Long. On April 7, 1955 he was married to Donna Elaine (DuBois) Long who preceded him in death on June 11, 2001. Stanley remarried on October 4, 2003 to Gay (Simmermacher) Long, who survives in Winona Lake, Indiana.
He also leaves behind three sons: Stephen (wife Pamela) Long (Rockford, Illinois); Mark (wife Emily Journey) Long (Columbus, Ohio); Michael (wife Maria) Long (Thessaloniki, Greece) ; eleven grandchildren: Matthew, Cassandra, Sarah, Adam, Eric, Curtis, Robert, Florence, Gina, Christiana and Kali Long; one brother: Ronald (wife Louise) Long (Fairfield, Iowa); and his sister-in-law: Beverly Long (Broomfield, Colorado). He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, and his brother Richard Long.
Visitation will be held on Monday, July 28, 2014 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. (EST) at Redpath-Fruth Funeral Home, 225 Argonne Road, Warsaw, Indiana.
His funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. (EST) on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Winona Lake Free Methodist Church, 902 College Avenue, Winona Lake, Indiana and officiated by Pastor Roland Kramer and assisted by Pastor Henry Church.
A graveside service will take place at 2:00 p.m. (CST) Thursday, July 31, 2014 at Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, Iowa.
Memorial donations may be directed to the Free Methodist World Mission, for the Long Memorial Fund, 770 N. High School Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46214 and would be appreciated by his family.
Online condolences may be sent through the funeral home’s web site @www.redpathfruthfuneralhome.com.