Adeline V. Long, 94, of Windom, Kansas passed away January 19, 2014, at Sandstone Heights Nursing Home in Little River, Kansas. Adeline was born on a farm north of Galva to May (Ahlstedt) and John Anderson on October 17, 1919, the fourth of the eight children born to the family. In 1944, she married Barto S. Erdman. On February 19, 1955, she married Winifred V. (Winnie) Long. He died December 18, 1998. Adeline was a retired certified nurse aid and worked in McPherson and Little River. She was a life member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary, McPherson Post 2715.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one son, Barto Jay Erdman, three sisters, Rose Tarn, Pearl Anderson, and Dorothy Rue, and two brothers, Keith and Bud (Maynard). Survivors include one daughter, Linda Kay Colle and husband, Britt, of McPherson, KS and one granddaughter, Kelly Kay Colle of Lawrence, KS; two brothers, Bobby D. Anderson and wife, Mary Lou, of Lindsborg, KS and J. Willis Anderson and wife, Kathy, of Canton, KS.
The funeral service will be at 10:30 AM, Saturday, January 25, 2014, at Stockham Family Funeral Home. Visitation with the family present will be from 9:30 AM, Saturday, until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Elmwood Cemetery, Lindsborg, KS following the service.
The family suggests memorial donations to PALS Animal Rescue or Sandstone Heights Nursing Home in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Adeline V. Long please visit our Sympathy Store.