Loren Murphy

Princeton -- Loren E. Murphy, 81, of 725 W. Central Ave., Princeton, died at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 1, 2003, at his home

Born Oct. 3, 1921 in Monmouth to Loren E. Murphy, Sr. and Bessie Beatrice Ditto, he married Orpha L. Wilson, April 22, 1969, in Nashua, Iowa. She survives.

He was employed by the federal government.

Also surviving are one daughter, Rebecca J. Borunda of Strasburg, Colo.; three sons, Loren E. Murphy III of Frankfort, Ind., John L. Murphy of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Gary E. (Janet) Swanson of Princeton; three brothers, Lewis Murphy and Wayne (Ezevel) Murphy, both of Monmouth, and Darrel (Jean) Murphy of Peoria; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four sisters.

Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery, Monmouth, with the Rev. Robert Adams officiating.

Burial will be in the Warren County Memorial Park Cemetery.

There will be no visitation.

The Turnbull Funeral Homes, Sederall Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

(Bureau County Republican, July 5, 2003, submitted by Shirley Beams Simmons)




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