Information for Edward Martin Murphy
27 March, 1908 – 5 January,
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Graveside services for Ed Murphy, 74, Middleton, who died
Wednesday, Jan. 5, at a Boise
Hospital of natural causes will be
conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the
Cemetery under the
direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
was born March 27, 1908, at Middleton to Clevan and Estella
He was reared and educated in Middleton.
He married Alta Murphy Oct. 19, 1929.
He worked in construction and was a builder and a
He served in the U.S. Army combat engineers from
April of 1942 until October of 1945.
He served in the African, Italian, and European
earned seven battle stars and three invasion shields.
After the war he returned to Middleton, where he had
lived and worked since.
is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Kenny (Pat) Reiman of Boise;
a brother, Ralph Murphy of Middleton; four sisters, Lucille
Rockwell of Middleton, Julia Jones of Yakima, Wash., Dorothy
Corn of Boise, and Bernice Wozniak of Portland; three
grandchildren, a great-grandchild, and several nieces and
was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorials may be given to the Cowden Memorial Library in
Friends may call Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m. at the chapel.
Free larger headstone photo available upon
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