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Margaret R. Long

Margaret R. Long, 81, of Langdon, ND passed away Friday, November 2, 2018 at the Altru Hospital, Grand Forks, ND. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Lutheran Church, Langdon, ND. Visitation will be held at the church for one hour before the time of services. Burial will be held in the Harvey Centre Cemetery, rural Langdon. In lieu of flowers memorials are preferred to the Osnabrock Living Care Center, Osnabrock, ND.

Margaret Mowbray was born September 20, 1937, near Wales, ND, to Wesley and Aletha (Pettis) Mowbray. She grew up in Wales and was one of eight students to graduate from her high school in Wales, ND. After school she worked at the bakery in Langdon.

On April 9, 1960, she married Donald E. Long at Langdon, ND. Most of their married life they lived in the Langdon area. She worked at the Wagon Wheel Motel, Durum Diner, and the Country Inn. Things she enjoyed were baking, sewing, reading, and playing games.

She is survived by her children: Donna (Richard) Bartlow of Henderson, MN, Patty (Joe) Gravelle of Elk Mound, WI, Dale (Pamela) Long of Devils Lake, ND, Ivan (DeLinda) Long of Minto, ND, Lyle (Deidre) Long of Langdon, ND, Ally Bennett-Dumas (Robert “Tork”) of Walhalla, ND; grandchildren: Victor and Josie Long, Nicole, Sera and Casey Bennett and Waylon Dumas, Jessi Gravelle, Ashley Doerr, and great-grandchildren: Rosa, Evan, Bentley, and Athena.

Preceding her in death were her parents, husband Donald, and son Leon.

Margaret was kind-spirited, gentle-mannered, and compassionate to others. She will be deeply missed by family and friends.

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My deepest sympathy to the the family of Margaret, Treasure your memories of the Mother, Grandmother and keep her memory with you.

Barbara J Dumas Nov 8 2018 12:00 AM

Mom had such a way with words, that she didn't need to raise her voice to get her point across to us kids. She was a very strong woman, she always had a positive outlook on life. No matter what type of storm life threw at her, she always had a way to conquer it. She was the best Mom ever! 💕 Love ya Mom 💕

Ally Dumas Nov 7 2018 12:00 AM

Patty & Joe, So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. Praying for peace for you and your family. Cindy

Cindy Hatella Nov 6 2018 12:00 AM

Margaret was a very special lady. she (they were our neighbors for a number of years

harvey metzger Nov 6 2018 12:00 AM

My mom has a special way to laugh at circumstances and really enjoy making friends feel special to.

Patricia Gravelle Nov 5 2018 12:00 AM

sorry to hear about Margaret to the whole family she ( they) were very good neighbors for many years

harvey metzger Nov 5 2018 12:00 AM

To Margaret's Family, I enjoyed delivering senior meals to Margaret. She always put a smile on my face because of her sweet nature and I will sure miss seeing her. My sympathy to all of you.

Jane Hayen Nov 5 2018 12:00 AM

Lyle & Family; So sorry for your loss may God be with you all at time. My condolences Shelley Jerome

Shelley M JEROME Nov 5 2018 12:00 AM

Our sympathy to Margaret's family. I enjoyed delivering senior meals to Margaret as she was always happy to see me and so appreciative. A very sweet little lady. May all of your fun memories bring you comfort and God's love bring you peace.

Bill & Darlene Brooks Nov 4 2018 12:00 AM

My sympathy to Lyle, Deidre, Josie, and Victor and their entire family. Praying for peace for everyone.

Lisa Schuler Nov 3 2018 12:00 AM