Thelma Long

Obituary of Thelma Lorraine Long

Thelma Lorraine Long

1/2/1939 - 10/29/2021


Thelma “Lorrie” Long or “Grandma” as everyone called her was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She passed away on October 29, 2021 at the age of 82 after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loved ones.

She was born in Spokane, Washington on January 2, 1939 to Clarence and Thelma Rothrock. She loved to travel and cook especially with her family. She loved roller skating with her girls and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a tax consultant for over 30 years owning Lorrie’s Tax Service. Grandma never forgot anybody’s birthday and always had a way to make you feel special.

Lorrie is survived by her loving husband of 53 years James “Bill” Long; her five daughters, Kerrie who preceded her in death, Kim, Tammy, Lorrie, and Wanda; two brothers, John, and Sarge; three sisters Barbara, Peggy, and Cheryl; thirteen grandchildren; twenty five great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren.

Lorraine, AKA “Lorrie”, “Mom”, “Grandma” is loved very much and will greatly be missed.

Our family asks that in lieu of flowers please make a contribution in memory of Thelma Lorraine Long to the Oregon Cancer Foundation at: Po Box 11004 Eugene, OR 97440

Lorrie will be laid to rest at Springfield Memorial Gardens on November 8, 2021 at 1:00 PM.

Arrangements entrusted to Springfield Memorial Funeral Home. Please access the obituary and you are invited to sign the guestbook at 

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