Fred L Long
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June 13, 1928 - February 25, 2013
Fred Long 84 of Island Park passed away peacefully on Monday February 25th, 2013. While in the company of Family members.
He was born 6-13-1928 in Basalt, Idaho at his grandparents' home.
He was proud to serve in the Navy. A lot of life time friends were met, while serving in the Navy. Anyone that knew Fred, have listened to his Navy stories.
He married Evelyn J Horn on September 5, 1955. They had four daughters, which they raised in Pocatello. He loved his family and was a great husband and father. Fred worked for Associated Foods for 34 years.
During the years the girls were growing up, the family spent many weeks and weekends camping and boating with other family and friends.
Until later when they bought their property in Island Park, and that's where they built their current home, which they love very much.
Fred and Evelyn have lived in Island Park for the last 12 years, where the family plans to have a celebration of Fred's life, later this summer.
He is survived by his wife Evelyn and daughters Leslie Little, Shelly Broughton (Blair), Gail Long, Crystal Avery (Brent).
He is also survived by his Grandchildren, Adam Priest (Cassidy), Brad Pence (Britini), William Little, Lisa Villano (Aaron), Kory Ioane (Ashley). And
Great Grand Children: Stefen and Kaleb Priest, Brooklynn and Bentli Pence, Trystan and Tito Villano, Lexie and Kobe Ioane.
Fred was preceded in death by, his grand parents, his mother May Bateman, step father Glen Bateman, and grandson Nick Priest.
Published in Idaho State Journal on Mar. 3, 2013