Marie Long Jelen, 101 years old, of Newport, Oregon passed away on December 31, 2016 at Oceanview Senior Living in Newport.
Marie was born in Sheridan, Oregon on November 5, 1915 to Peter and Dieuw Spann.
Native Oregonian Marie lived most of her life in Lincoln County; Married Eldred Long in 1939. After 40 years of marriage Eldred passed away in 1980. Eight years later she married Alvin Jelen.
Marie is survived by twin sons: Dennis and Dean Long; three step-sons; two step-daughters; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Memorial Service will be held 11am Saturday, March 4, 2017 at First Presbyterian Church in Newport, Oregon. Reception to follow.