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In Memory of

Maynard D. Long

May 15, 1928 - September 12, 2017

Obituary


Maynard D. Long, 89, a loving husband and father, passed away on Tuesday, September 12th at his home in Melbourne. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Donna Mae (Lampe), and their three children, Jeff Long and his wife Lisa, Crystal, MN; Leanne Olmscheid and her husband Daryl, Palm Bay, FL; Greg Long and his wife Marnie, West Melbourne, FL; seven grandchildren, Mat, Nick, Kirby; Bryce, Baily, Mike and Kyle, four great grandchildren; sister his Lesta; and numerous nieces and nephews.

His parents, Leland Long and Bessie, preceded him in death.

Maynard D. Long, 89, a loving husband and father, passed away on Tuesday, September 12th at his home in Melbourne. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Donna Mae (Lampe), and their three children, Jeff Long and his wife Lisa, Crystal, MN; Leanne Olmscheid and her husband Daryl, Palm Bay, FL; Greg Long and his wife Marnie, West Melbourne, FL; seven grandchildren, Mat, Nick, Kirby; Bryce, Baily, Mike and Kyle, four great grandchildren; sister his Lesta; and numerous nieces and nephews.

His parents, Leland Long and Bessie, preceded him in death.

A native of Linn County Iowa, Maynard raised his family in Iowa and Minnesota, prior to moving to Florida in 1982. While in Minnesota, he loved to spend time with his family at the cabin on the lake in the summer and out on the snowmobiles in the winter.

He was a parishioner at Our Lady of Lourdes.

Maynard will be remembered for his kind heart and gentle laugh and love of family and friends, both near and far.

A viewing will be held Sept. 15 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church in Viera. followed by a Mass to celebrate his life at 11 a.m. Florida Memorial Gardens is coordinating arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made Hospice of St. Francis.