Gwen Carlen Long, 81, passed away on May 30, 2017. She was born in Heber, Utah on July 14, 1935, daughter of Casper Evans Carlen and Eugena McDonald Carlen.
She spent her childhood in Daniel, Lehi, Provo and finally Springville where she lived most of her life. She married Ken Long and later divorced.
Gwen was a longtime member of The Companions Club and enjoyed the friends she had there.
Her favorite things to do were traveling, reading, watering the lawn barefoot, visiting family and camping! Many great memories were made at family reunions sitting around a campfire.
She is survived by her children who love and appreciate her more than words can express; Brent, Kathy (Rick) Johnson, Laura Hall, Kevin, Steven; 5 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; brothers Gray (Judy) Carlen, Lynn (Diane) Carlen.
A viewing will be held on Friday, June 2 from 6-8 p.m. at Wheeler Mortuary, 211 E. 200 S, Springville, UT. Funeral services will be held, Saturday, June 3 at 11 a.m. at the Springville Stake Center at 245 S. 600 E. with a viewing from 10-10:45 a.m. prior to the services.