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Linn County News

Published Nov. 2, 2022

Paul James Long, 55, of LaCygne, Kan., passed away Oct. 31, 2022, at home after a long battle with kidney disease.

Jimmie was born June 27, 1967, in Paola, Kan., to Paul and Dorothy Heien Long. He graduated class of 1985 from Prairie View High School. During his senior year he joined the Army National Guard and was honorably discharged in 1992. He was employed through Local Laborers union 1290 for over 30 years. He also participated as a Kansas Hunter Education instructor, and as a Patriot Guard rider.

Paul was preceded in death by his parents Paul Long, Dorothy Heien and his bonus mother Loree Long; Uncle Carl Heien; Aunts Virginia Schaunuth, Carol Heald, and Ruth York; nieces Michelle Concannon Hedman, Tabitha Cantwell, and Christy Long; nephew Brandon Metzner; brothers John Holt, and David Smith.

He is survived by wife Rosemary, of the home; daughter Julia; son Nick; and grandson Isaiah. He is also survived by sisters Linda (Eddie) Andersen, Janette (Danny) Bennett, Marilyn (Jim) Chandler, Mendy (Jim) Scott, Mary Jo Cantwell, Shara (Tom) Metzner, and Kay (John) Bowman; and a brother David (Gloria) Long; along with  many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

Services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, with visitation from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with the service to begin directly after visitation. All parts of the service will be held at LaCygne Christian Church located at 406 N. Broadway, LaCygne, Kan.

In lieu of flowers the family would like to suggest a donation be made in Jimmie’s name to the LaCygne Community Food Pantry. Donations may be sent to P.O. Box 679, LaCygne, Kansas 66040.

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