Lives Lived: Doris Long |

Lives Lived: Doris Long

Doris E. Long died Tuesday, March 16, following a short illness. She was 87.

Friends and family are invited to a memorial service at 11 a.m., Sunday, March 28, at Wilson and Kratzer Mortuary in Danville, Calif.

She was born January 20, 1923, in South Bend, Ind., to Perry and Violet Slack.

She married her sailor, Robert G. Long, in 1944.

They were married for 57 years until his death in 2001.

Mrs. Long’s favorite jobs over the years were as secretary for Agnew Elementary School in the 1960s and as a buyer for Almaden Vineyards in the 1960s and 70s.

d the Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Auxiliary.

Her interests included dancing, contract bridge, gardening and playing Scrabble and cards with her grandchildren.

Mrs. Long is survived by her daughters, Judith Anderson of Woodland Hills, Barbara Dormire of Santa Rosa and Nancy Barancic of Danville; son, Steven Long of Colusa; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Just like a sister to her was her friend of 56 years, Dorothy McLennan of Grass Valley.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society.

Arrangements are by Wilson and Kratzer Mortuary, Danville.

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