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Mary Lauster DeLong, 84
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Naples, Fla., resident Mary Lauster DeLong, 84, died at her home Dec. 9 following a brief illness.She was born Jan. 18, 1931 in Maryland after her father and mother, Herman and Lydia immigrated to the USA from Germany in 1926. After 10 years in the states, the Lauster family along with their two children, Walter and Mary, went back to Germany to continue their missionary work. Paul Lauster was born after their return from Germany.In 1948, Mary returned to the U.S. to study at Lee College where she met and married Lambert DeLong from the Cedar Grove community in Van Buren County, a graduate of Van Buren County High School.