Marcella E. Long, age 90, of Reedsburg, died on Saturday, April 17, 2021 in the Reedsburg Area Senior Life Center. She was born on October 23, 1930 in Bear Valley, the daughter of Harold and Clara (Risley) Smith. On September 28, 1946, she was married to Verne M. Long Sr. Together they started farming in Richland County for several years. They later moved to Hillpoint and Marcella started working at Hankscraft in Reedsburg. Marcella was a huge fan of the Milwaukee Brewers. She enjoyed working with her flowers and gardening, cooking especially making her potato salad and pies for her family, word puzzles and playing cards.
Survivors include her children: Sharon Schulte (Rollie), of Hillpoint; Verne (Mary) Long Jr., of Cottage Grove and Cheryle Lucht (Ernie), of Wonewoc; six grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; one great-great grandson; three sisters: Avis DeMars Roessler, Yvonne Fosdick and Judie (Richard) Ellett; nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband: Verne, on April 14, 2014; one grandson: Bryan Schulte; two sons-in-law: Roger Hasse and Martin Lucht; one sister: Betty Erickson and five brothers: Harold, Bill, Irvin, Kenneth and Jerry Smith.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 22, 2021 at the Hoof Funeral Home in Reedsburg. Interment will be in the Lime Ridge Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 11:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the funeral home.
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