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Cheryl Anderson Longbrake

Cheryl Anderson Longbrake, 65, beloved mother, sister, grandma and friend, passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at her home in Bellefontaine.

Cheryl was born in Peoria, Ill., on Nov. 30, 1947, to the late Russell and Mary Anderson. She also was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Longbrake; sister, Darlene Hinton; and a niece, Judy Hinton.

She is survived by her four children, Richard “Clay” (Nicky) Crain and LaDawn “Kristy” Shafer, both of Sidney, and Bryan (Jeannie) Crain and David “Craig” (Jamie) Crain, both of Bellefontaine; 20 grandchildren, seven stepgrandchildren, C.J., Nikki, Zachary, Chase, John David, Austin, Diana, Shelby, Harley, Courtney, Cameron, Alexis, Nathan, Destiny, Tavian, Kameo, Madyson, Hayley, Dalton, Jordan, Sean, Braydy, Bryan, Tommy, Brittany, Dani and Matty; 13 great-grandchildren, Malachi, Saleen, Ryeliee, Damion, Kaitlynn, Nevaeh, Brooklynn, Bayley, Samuel, Natalie, Clarrisa, Leigha and Colt; and two sisters; Mary Lou (Louie) Anderson of Galesburg, Ill., and Denise (Martin) Runkle of Bellefontaine.

She was a graduate of Roseville High school, Roseville, Ill.

A service begins at 6 p.m. Monday at Shoffstall Funeral Home, Lakeview, with visitation two hours prior.

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