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Margaret Kathleen (Long) Udell

July 20, 1934 ~ October 21, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Margaret Udell Obituary

Margaret Udell, age 89 of Salem, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2023, in Salem Crossing.

Born July 20, 1934 in Cedar Vale, Kansas, she was the daughter of the late Herbert Clyde Long Sr. and Kathleen (March) Long.

She was a retired employee of the old O. P. Link Handle Company in Salem and a former receptionist at Dawalt Funeral Home.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Salem and was a 1952 graduate of Valley High School in Louisville.

In 1981, she married Earle Udell, who passed away November 22, 1981.

Survivors include: 4 Daughters: Val (Dan) Kelly, Dawn (Billy) Potter, Janet Moore, all of Salem and Linda (Alireza) Yousefivand of Torrance, California;  9 Grandchildren: Nathan (Molly) Kelly & Adam (Kristy) Kelly, Jessi and Tara Cravens, Cody (Salma) Moore and Loralee Potter, Allison, Ashley and Lucas Yousefivand and 2 Great grandchildren: Emma and Finn Kelly.

She was preceded in death by a son: David Gater, a brother: Sonny Long and the father of her children: Forrest (Tork) Gater.

Memorial Contributions can be made to the
First Baptist Church of Salem
200 East Walnut St.
Salem, IN 47167

Visitation: Tuesday 4 to 6 pm at Dawalt Funeral Home. 

Funeral Service: Tuesday 6pm at Dawalt Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Steve Gorman officiating.

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October 24, 2023

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167

Funeral Service
October 24, 2023

6:00 PM
Dawalt Funeral Home
204 East Market Street
Salem, IN 47167


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