Daniel Long, 83, a resident of Palm Harbor, FL passed away on Wednesday September 3rd, 2014. He was born September 18th, 1930 in Chicago, IL to Frank and Rose Long. Daniel was a navy veteran having served during the Korean War. He met his wife of 41 years, Margaret, while stationed at Great Lakes Naval Base. After serving nine years, he left the navy, a few years later started his plumbing business, Longbranch plumbing in 1959, which remained in business for 36 years.
Daniel was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret, his infant son, Daniel, his parents, Frank and Rose, his brother in laws, Thomas, Richard and Carl, Dick, and sister in laws, Joyce, Grace, Glenda, and Lori. Nephews David, and John.
Daniel is survived by his daughters, Cindy and Kathleen (Michael), his grand children, Karly, Chad, Richard and Kenneth, his siblings Joan, Jean (Charles), Audrey (Henry) and Frank and his brother and sister in laws, Mary, Kathleen (Tom), Patricia (Terry), Susan, Betty(Ed) and David(Betty) and many nieces and nephews.
All will greatly miss Daniel’s love for life and active mind. Friends of the family may visit Sunday, September 7th from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at STRANG FUNERAL CHAPEL, 410 E. Belvidere Rd., Grayslake, IL 60030. Funeral services will be held the following morning at 10:00am, Monday, September 8th at ST. GILBERTS CHURCH, 301 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made the American Cancer Society. For information please call 847-223-8122.