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Hazel Long

Hazel Long

Memorial services for Hazel Houck Long were conducted Sept. 7 at Goodwin Funeral Home in Frankfort, Ind.

Mrs. Long died Thursday, Sept. 5, at Milner Community Health Care in Rossville, Ind. She was 87.

She was born in Wayne County, Ind., to Jesse and Josephine (McCoy) Houck. She graduated from Amber’s Beauty School in 1946. She owned a beauty salon in Muncie, Ind., for many years. During that time, she also worked at the Roux Cosmetic Co. as a district representative in Indiana. She moved to California in the early 1960s, where she owned a salon in Los Gatos.

She was active in many cosmetology associations. She was a member of the Grace Lutheran Church in Muncie. She was a previous resident of Sacramento and Grass Valley before returning to Indiana. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star in Muncie and a past member of the Aurora Chapter No. 40 of Eastern Star in Grass Valley.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Joan and Harold Nelson of Muncie; son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Cheryl Harshman of Frankfort; sister and brother-in-law, Jennie and Robert Traill of Redding; granddaughters and grandsons-in-law Kimberly Koss and William Ehrstine of Mason, Ohio, and Tonya and Perry Evans of Muncie; grandsons Bradford Koss of Muncie and Todd Harshman of Arlington, Texas; grandsons and granddaughters-in-law Troy and Mary Harshman of Muncie and Trent and Gena Harshamn of Galveston, Ind; granddaughter Tamara Foster of Muncie; 14 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by grandchildren William Lawrence Koss and Kristen Joann Koss; five brothers and two sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 9135 N. Meridian St., Suite B-4, Indianapolis, IN 46209.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Goodwin Funeral Home in Frankfort

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