Frances and Preston Long

January 26, 2014

GAYLORD, MI — Mr. and Mrs. Preston Long, of Gaylord, MI, formerly of Lima, celebrated 50 years of marriage Dec. 24, 2013. A trip was taken to Ireland and Scotland in August.

Long and the former Frances Foust were married Dec. 24, 1963 at Epworth Methodist Church, in Lima, by the Rev. A. Donald Collins.

They are the parents of two sons, Todd Long of Wapakoneta and Doug Long, of Killeen, Texas; and one daughter, Kim Long, of Spokane, WA. They have two grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Long retired from the Allen Co. Dept. of Human Services. His wife retired from Auto-Owners Insurance.