Philip R. Long - Morris Nilsen Funeral Chapel

January 22, 1924 - October 17, 2018

Philip R. Long, Sr., 94 died peacefully on October 17, 2018. Phil was born in Fairmont, MN on January 22, 1924. He joined the US Marine Corps at the age of 16 and served over 4 years in WWII and defended Henderson Airfield, Guadalcanal. Phil retired from the Minneapolis Board of Education after 30 years and lived the retired life for 38 years. He is preceded in death by wives, Barbara and Audrey. He is survived by children, Philip (Susan), Charlotte (Dean) Schoen, Barry (Jennifer); step- children, Lana (Dennis) Patraw, Steven (Deb) London; 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren

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