Selma R. Long

April 6, 2013

ADA — Selma R. Long, age 88, died Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 12:46 AM at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

She was born November 26, 1924 in Beaverdam, Ohio, to Albert and Rena (Moore) Amstutz and they preceded her in death. On October 24, 1946, she married Harold L. Long and he preceded her in death on April 17, 1995.

Selma was a homemaker. She was a member of the Bethel Church of Christ. She was a 1943 graduate of LaFayette-Jackson High School.

Surviving are two daughters, Patricia (Frank) Badertscher & Pamela (Gary) Jackson, both of Ada; six grandchildren, Beth (Don) Lawrence of Ada, Brian Badertscher of Davis, CA, Brett (Crystal) Badertscher of Ada, Matthew Badertscher of Findlay, Brad Jackson of Findlay, and Ryan Jackson of Bloomington, IN ; four great grandchildren, Wyatt & Ella Badertscher and Ethan & Grace Lawrence; a brother, Richard (Emily) Amstutz of Pontiac, IL; and two sisters, Marjorie Miller of Van Wert and Alberta Welch of Grover Hill.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Long; two brothers, Dale Amstutz and an infant brother Robert; and two sisters, Dorothy Amstutz and Linda Beach.

A funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, with Rev. Harrison Underwood officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Ada.

Friends may call 5:00-8:00 PM on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, and until the time of service at the funeral home on Wednesday.

Memorial Contributions can be made to the Bethel Church of Christ.

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