Ad-Express and Daily Iowegian, Centerville, IA

November 20, 2013

Mark Steven Long


The Daily Iowegian

---- — Mark Steven Long, 57, of Burlingame, Kan. and a former Jerome resident, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 at his home in Burlingame.

He was born the son of Merle E. and Marion F. (Stewart) Long on Sept. 21, 1956 in Denver, Colo. He graduated from the Seymour High School in Seymour in 1975.

Mark worked in the rock quarry business all his life. He first work for more than 28 years for River Products Company in Iowa City as the sand plant manager, then moved to Paradise, Texas where he worked for TXI as production manager and assistant plant manager and later would work as plant manager for Builders Choice Aggregates in Topeka, Kan. He retired due to his failing health in Burlingame, Kan.

In death, Mark joins his parents; and several aunts and uncles.

Mark is survived by his sister, Mai Terrell of Plano; and an adopted son, Kenny Wheeler of Burlingame, Kan.; nieces, Audra Bunnell of Corydon, Karissa Ball of Muscatine; a nephew, Derrick Ball of Corydon; and many friends.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21 at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville with the Rev. Gault officiating. Burial to follow in the Jerome Cemetery in Jerome.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home on Thursday.

Memorials may be made to Jerome Cemetery and left or mailed to the funeral home.

The Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville is caring for the Long family at this time and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com.