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“Our deepest sympathy on the passing of your mother. ”
1 of 26 | Posted by: Chris and Lisa Underwood - IN

“Mrs. Long was my first grade teacher and the reason that I became a teacher. She was simply the best. Shelley - I am so sorry for your loss. Your...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Sandy Pressler-Altman - Baxley, GA

“My sincerest condolences to the family.May your treasured memories and the comfort from God's Word grant you strength and peace during this most...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss, Shelley. May the Lord comfort you in the days ahead, and give you sweet memories. Love and prayers. ”
4 of 26 | Posted by: Barb Kelley - Charlottesville, VA

“Shelley, Your Mom was the best. I remember her from Indian Village School. She and my aunt Selma Bolyard were good friends. Thinking of you... ”
5 of 26 | Posted by: Karen Bradtmiller - Blairsville, GA

“Shelley, I'm so very sorry for your family's loss. Your mom was my 2nd grade teacher at Indian Village and she was a wonderful teacher and a lovely,...Read More »
6 of 26 | Posted by: Jim Nelson - Fort Wayne, IN

“Shelley, so sorry for the loss of your mother. It is never easy when that happens. She certainly lived a long fruitful life. My mother always enjoyed...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Chuck Nelson - Fort Wayne, IN

“So sorry to hear of your mother's passing Shelley. You and your family are in my thoughts. She was a beautiful lady, just like you. ”
8 of 26 | Posted by: Shelley Denison - Acworth, GA

“So sorry for your families loss. I did not know Ivadine but do know how important a teachers' life is in teaching and guiding many children. What a...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: lennie Hockman - Alamogordo, NM


10 of 26 | Posted by: Laura Wall - FORT WAYNE, IN

“My deepest condolences on the loss of your Mother, Shelley. ”
11 of 26 | Posted by: Bonnie Henderson Pennock - IN

“Shelly, During your time of tremendous loss of Ivadine's parting, love and prayers are being sent your way to comfort you, to have you remember all...Read More »
12 of 26 | Posted by: Miles Fredrick - Ft. Wayne, IN

“So sorry for the loss of your mother, Shelley. May your memories be a comfort. ”
13 of 26 | Posted by: Cathy Deal - Sout Side 1967, IN

“So sorry for your loss, Shelley. May your many memories sustain you through these difficult times. ”
14 of 26 | Posted by: Paula Motter Osborne - Golden, CO

“So sorry for your loss. She lived a long life. Prayers with you and your family. Vicki Toscos Moring ”
15 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“Shelley,So sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful woman in many ways.From a former SSHS '67 grad. ”
16 of 26 | Posted by: Barbara Druesedow-Knepple - IN

“What a wonderful life Ms. Long shared with many. Prayers are with Shelley and family. ”
17 of 26 | Posted by: Mike Danley - Cape Coral, FL

“One of my most memorable teachers and a great neighbor too. My condolences to her family and friends. ”
18 of 26 | Posted by: Alex Jokay

“Shelly----I was a teacher with your mother. She was such a wonderful friend and teacher. She helped me so much as a new teacher---forever grateful....Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: A friend

“Mrs. Long was my absolute favorite in 7th grade. She was a lovely woman. ”
20 of 26 | Posted by: Benita Browning - Fort Wayne, IN

“Mrs. Ivadine Long was my 2nd grade school teacher at Indian Village Elementary school. She has been one special lady in my life ! I will always...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Jerry Toor - Fort Wayne, IN

“I was all ways happy to see You and Mom Pauline.Thank you for the nice talks we use to have.Rest In Peace.Until we meet again. ”
22 of 26 | Posted by: Ansa Aatsinki - Espoo

“Mrs Long was my second grade teacher I have great memories that I shared with her daughter.I will truly miss you. ”
23 of 26 | Posted by: Becky Ybarra - Fort Wayne, IN

“I hope you rest in peace. Thank you for all that you have given to Fort Wayne and the world through your life. ”
24 of 26 | Posted by: Stephen Bailey - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am sorry for your loss. Mrs. Long was my 2nd grade teacher and it was during that year with her that I decided I wanted to be a teacher. She was...Read More »
25 of 26 | Posted by: Kathy Aschliman - Fort Wayne, IN

“T was one of my favorite people that i have ever had the pleasure to know 101 year old little lady that was mighty until the end. I will miss her...Read More »
26 of 26 | Posted by: abbey - FORT WAYNE, IN - coworker


Ivadine Long,101, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 in Fort Wayne. Born in Lagro, IN, Ivadine worked as a teacher with Indian Village Elementary School. She was an exceptional teacher, she loved her students and they loved her. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Wayne. Surviving are her daughter, Shelley Long, and her granddaughter, Juliana Kissick. Ivadine was preceded in death by her husband, Leland Long; parents, Harry and Merlee Williams; and her brother, Harry B. Williams. Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Indian Village Elementary School. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com.