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Jeanne Schaeffer Long

Nov. 15, 1936 to Dec. 1, 2013 -


Longtime Lake Oswego resident Jeanne Schaeffer Long died Dec. 1, 2013. She was 77.

Mrs. Long was born in Grand Coulee, Wash., to Carl and Willema Schaeffer. She grew up in Portland and Hermiston, graduating from Hermiston High School. She studied at Willamette University and the University of Washington before going to work for the Central Intelligence Agency. While working for the CIA in Washington, D.C., she met and married Roger A. Long on Dec. 10, 1960. At the end of Mr. Long’s tour with the presidential honor guard, the couple moved to Oregon and eventually moved to Lake Oswego in 1963. While living in Lake Oswego, Mrs. Long worked as an auditor for Meridian Park Hospital and Residence Inn. She had retired.

Survivors include her husband, Roger Long of Lake Oswego; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Karie Long, and grandson, Kai Orion Salis Long; daughter, Beth Campbell, and granddaughter, Nadia Campbell.

A celebration of Mrs. Long’s life will be held at noon Jan. 4 at Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego. Those attending are asked to bring an expression of their art and either a salad, dessert or main dish to share.

Remembrances may be made to Lakewood Center for the Arts.