Annabelle "Ann" Long, 87

Annabelle "Ann" Long, 87, of rural Peru, formerly of Wabash, died at 8:55 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 at her home.  She was born June 30, 1933 in North Grove, to Atlee and Mary (Hostetler) Miller.

Ann was a 1951 graduate of Clay Township High School in Miami County. She married Alvin A. Long in North Grove, on Jan. 26, 1962; he died Jan. 16, 1999. Ann was a homemaker and a member of the First Church of Christ in Peru. She enjoyed reading, watching westerns and game shows on television, and especially enjoyed spending time with her family. 

She is survived by eight children, Michael (Christy) Long of Peru, Lori (William "Bill") Hitchcock of New Haven, Scott (Jackie) Long of Wabash, and Eric (Melissa) Long of Anderson, Kay (Robert) Radel of Peru, Suzy (Tony) Peterka of Dayton, Ohio, Howard (Tina) Long and Dale Long, both of Peru; 22 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren, and 8 great great grandchildren. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Charles and Eldon Miller; and three sisters, Ruth Avery, Dorothea Schmittou, and Betty Miller.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, March 4, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, with Evangelist Shane Capps officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Calling was 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is First Church of Christ in Peru.

The memorial guest book for Ann may be signed at

Posted on 2021 Mar 01