Loretta W. Long

Loretta Wanda Long, 85, of Findlay, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 6:27 p.m. at Birchaven Village. She was born on January 20, 1932 in Hamler to the late Frederick C. and Emilie L. (Moehrmann) Breece. She married Richard Joe Long on March 4, 1951, and he preceded her in death on March 20, 2001. She is also preceded in death by her grandson: Kris Thompson; her brothers Melvin, Harold, Ernest, Robert and Willie; and her sister Martha Parker. Loretta is survived by her daughter: Deb (Larry) Thompson of Findlay, three sons: Richard (Carol) of Endwell, NY, Dennis of Findlay, and Roger Long of Findlay, her grandchildren: Larry Jr., Michael, Jeremy, Corey, Travis, Amy, Kelly, and Erica; 11 great-grandchildren: Dani, Zach, Alysha, Ethan, Cheyenne, Mereck, Keeshan, Lily, Liam, Garrett, and Aliva; 2 great-great-grandchildren: Mackenzie and Wesley; her brothers: Donald of Hamler, Fred of Holgate, Ronald of Malinta, and Larry of Defiance; and her sisters: Louise Kern of Findlay and Jeanette Behrman of Toledo. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 14, 2017, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay, where visitation will be held an hour prior to the service (12:00-1:00 p.m.), and on Friday, October 13, 2017, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Burial will follow at New Maplewood Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice or the American Diabetes Association. Online condolences may be shared with the family via www.coldrencrates.com.


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