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Lori Long

Lori Long

Aug. 15, 1955-July 8, 2013

Lori C. Long, 57, of Detroit Lakes, lost her battle to cancer on Monday, July 8, 2013 in her home, under the care of Hospice of the Red River Valley.

Lori Christine Englund was born to Ernie and Lavonne Englund on August 15, 1955 in Flandreau, S.D. She grew up in Tyler, Minn., where she graduated from high school.

Lori married Steve Long on July 8, 1973. She had a love for fashion and clothes. Lori managed various clothing stores until she became a mother and raised her children.

Surviving Lori are her husband of 40 years, Steve; children, Heidi (Danti) Long, Taylor Long and Derek Long; brothers, Dallas (Marian) Englund and David (Becky) Englund; and grandchildren, Arianna and Sahara.

The Long family would like to express their deepest gratitude to everyone involved in the fundraisers. A private family service will be held. An online guestbook is available at