Information for Edward Martin Murphy
27 March, 1908 5 January, 1983
The Idaho Press-Tribune
January, 1983

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Ed Murphy
    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 Middleton Cemetery under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.

    He was born March 27, 1908, at Middleton to Clevan and Estella Jarvis Murphy.  He was reared and educated in Middleton.  He married Alta Murphy Oct. 19, 1929.  He worked in construction and was a builder and a finish carpenter.  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 campaigns and
earned seven battle stars and three invasion shields.  After the war he returned to Middleton, where he had lived and worked since.
    He 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 nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents.
    Memorials may be given to the Cowden Memorial Library in Middleton.
    Friends may call Sunday from 1 until 6 p.m. at the chapel.



 

 

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