Shirley Longberg 1931-2018

Shirley Leta (Fiske) Longberg, 87, died peacefully on Oct. 2, 2018.

She was born Jan. 14, 1931, in Soldier, and she married Richard “Ben” Longberg on Jan. 14, 1950.

Shirley was a 50-year member of the VFW Auxiliary 7285, the American Legion Auxiliary and belonged to the Women's Missionary Group at her church.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ben, her parents, four siblings, infant son Melvin Lee and sons-in-law Joe Schlotterbeck and John Sewell.

She is survived by daughters Colleen Souders (Tim), Carol Landen (Randy), Sheila Schlotterbeck, Edna Sewell (Todd Phillips), Valerie Dahlke (Kerry) and Mary Abraham (Mark); sons Fred (Margaret), Harold (Traci) and Richard (Jackie); 16 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8 at Southwest Community Church, 3214 S. Edwards, Wichita. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations to Southwest Community Church or Harry Hynes Hospice are welcome.

For full obituary, see


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