John DeLong age 95 passed away surrounded by family on Sunday, November 25, 2018, at the West Wind Village in Morris.

Funeral services for John DeLong will be on Thursday, November 29, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. at Evangelical Free Church in Morris with Reverends Marlin Mohrman and Tim Shekleton officiating.  Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. at the Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris and will continue one hour prior to the services at the church on Thursday.  Burial will be in Summit Cemetery in Morris.

John is survived by his 10 daughters: Susan (Keary) Toso of Fergus Falls, Donna (Jackie) Green of Rogersville, AL,  Della (Dean) Johnson of Fargo, ND, Nancy (Ken) Derby of Glyndon, Janet (Neil) Siegel of Rosholt, SD, Leila (Dean) Hormann of Starbuck, LuAnn (Paul) Jaeger of Fergus Falls, Dianne (Mark) Fladland of New Effington, SD, Karen (Rob Hoernemann) Anderson of Wheaton, and Teresa (Michael) Kruger of Anthem, AZ; 44 grandchildren; 46 great-grandchildren; sisters: Greta Mogler of Morris and Darlene Loose of Appleton; sisters-in-law: Vonna DeLong and Norma DeLong, both of Alexandria; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Hazel; sons: Jonathan and Roger DeLong; grandsons: Louis DeLong and Zack Jorgenson; siblings: Minnie Doekson, Elsie Iverson, Ben DeLong, Eddie DeLong, and Richard DeLong; brothers-in-law: Al Iverson, Garrett Doekson, Virgil Loose and Halvor Breum.

Pedersen Funeral Home in Morris is in charge of arrangements.


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