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 Rena Rebecca <I>Schletzbaum</I> Long

Rena Rebecca Schletzbaum Long

Death 6 Jan 1975 (aged 82)
Burial Frankfort, Marshall County, Kansas, USA
Memorial ID 100124178 · View Source
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Frankfort, Kansas, Index
Thursday, January 16, 1975

Rena Rebecca Schletzbaum Long, daughter
of Anna Sidney "Eakins" and Frank
Schletzbaum was born at Inman, Kansas,
October 26, 1892 and passed away, Monday
January 6, 1975 at the Central Kansas
Medical Center in Great Bend, Kansas at the
age of 82 years 2 months and 11 days.

The family moved from Inman to Conway,
Kansas in 1893 when Rena was one year old.
There they live on a farm while she attended
School. She then attended Central Academy,
McPherson College, after which she taught
two years southwest of McPherson elementary
Groveland Center, Superior and also a school
near Inman.

She was united in marriage to Alonzo long in
the Methodist Church on March 1, 1915 at
McPherson, Kansas with Reverend D. H .
Yitter performing the ceremony. To this
union was born three children, Doris, Verne,
and Glen Willis.

Mr. and Mrs. Long and family moved to a
farm northeast of Frankfort, Kansas where
they lived for thirty-six years after which they
retired in 1950, moving to Beattie, Kansas to
make their home.

Rena was a member of the United Methodist
Church in Beattie.

Due to ill health she moved to Great Bend,
Kansas to make her home with her daughter,
Mrs. Roy E. (Doris) Reynolds in 1971.

She was preceded in death by her husband,
Alonzo on September 18, 1953; her son
Verne, who lost his life December 24, 1944
when he was killed in action in Germany
during World War II and Glen Willis who
was still born.

She is survived by her daughter Mrs. Roy E.
(Doris) Reynolds, Great Bend Kansas; grand-
daughter, Mrs. Gary (Karen) Arthur and
great-granddaughter, Melanie, Tulsa, Okla-
homa. She is also survived by her brothers,
Merl Schletzbaum, McPherson, Kansas.
Ralph Schletzbaum, Conway, Kansas; sisters,
Mrs. Dora Thompson, Dimmitt, Kansas and
Mrs. Hylda Ream, McPherson, Kansas.

Memorial services were held Thursday,
January, 9, 1975 at 2:00 p.m. at the Padden
Chapel in Frankfort, Kansas with Reverend
Larry Fry officiating.

Mrs. Anna Forgy, pianist and Mrs. Faith
soloist provided the music.

Pallbearers were Arthur Harris, Forest
Tegthoff, Robert Staats, Kenneth Blackney,
Ross Lord, Gary Griffis.

Interment was in the Frankfort Cemetery,
Frankfort, Kansas.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100124178
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rena Rebecca Schletzbaum Long (26 Oct 1892–6 Jan 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100124178, citing Frankfort Cemetery, Frankfort, Marshall County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Mike (contributor 47959536) .