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The family of Claude Long Jr. of Hyrum, has requested a card shower in honor of his 85th birthday Saturday, June 18. Family will celebrate this milestone with a dinner a Maddox.

Claude, the only son of Claude and Opal Long, was born June 18, 1937. He grew up in Colorado, with his three sisters and graduated from Alamosa High School in 1955. He married Sharon Thayn in March of 1959. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Logan LDS Temple in 1961. He worked in the insurance business for 25 years, the banking industry for 17 years, 10 years in retail and eight years driving a shuttle. He served as a Hyrum City Councilman for 12 years and was the Grand Marshal for Hyrum 4th of July parade. He’s served on the Senior Citizen Center board, the museum board and was the Mountain Crest band booster president.


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