Long (Carlson) Judy Ann,
Judy Ann (Carlson) Long, 76 of Aitkin, formerly of Fridley, died Saturday October 23, 2021, at Riverwood Healthcare Center in Aitkin, Minnesota. She was born September 27, 1945 in Rochester to Ramon Cecil and Ruth Vivian (Rock) Carlson. She graduated from Fridley High School in 1964, and St. Cloud State in 1968. Judy was united in marriage to Gerald Donald Long. After teaching for several years she became a stay-at-home mom until her daughters were in school and then eventually retired from Fridley Schools in 2005. Gerry retired soon after and they moved north to their home on Farm Island Lake. While in retirement Judy enjoyed many a pontoon rides, fishing (Crappies were her favorite) and of course doing her crafts, which included knitting crocheting, and everyone’s favorite washing clothes. She was Preceded in death by father Ramon Carlson, mother Ruth (Rock) Carlson, and brother Neil Carlson.
Judy is survived by her husband of 48 years Gerry;
2 Daughters and sons-in-law: Jennifer (Jeff) Koroll and Janel (Mike) Boyle;
3 Grandsons: Wyatt (Emily) Koroll, Noah Koroll and Evan Boyle;
2 Sisters and brothers-in-law: Vickie (Mike) Mass and Paula (Les) Reil;
1 Brother: Jeff Carlson;
2 Sisters-in-law: Lisa and Lori Long;
2 Brothers-in-law: Mark and Dennis Long;
8 nieces and nephews; and 7 grandnieces and grandnephews;
Many other special relatives and friends.
Given current health concerns surrounding COVID at this time, the family has decided on memorial service to be held at a later date.
The family requests that memorial gifts be designated to Riverwood Healthcare Center & Foundation. Memorials can be made online or mailed to:
200 Bunker Hill Drive
Aitkin, MN 56431
Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home & Cremation Services assisted Judy’s family with arrangements. To leave a message of condolence please go to www.srtfuneral.com.
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Riverwood Health Care Center / Riverwood Foundation
200 Bunker Hill Drive, Aitkin MN 56431