Bette Mae ANDERSON
Born 13 Jan 1926 Upsala, Morrison, MN, died 8 Mar 2004 Buffalo, Wright, Minnesota, USA, 78 years
Married 2 Dec 1944 Minneapolis, Hennepin, MN (56 years married) to:
Byron Bernard MURPHY, son of Henry T MURPHY and Mary Agatha ROONEY.
Born 20 Dec 1924 Brooten, Pope, Minnesota, USA, died 30 Jun 2001 Buffalo, Wright, Minnesota, USA, 76 years, buried St. Francis Cemetery, Buffalo, Wright County, Minnesota
Baptismal sponsors: Gilbert Rooney, Eusebia Rooney.
Bernard and Bette were married in the Basilica.
1. Allan Richard MURPHY PRIVACY FILTER
2. David Roger MURPHY PRIVACY FILTER
3. Kevin MURPHY PRIVACY FILTER
4. Patrick Dennis MURPHY
Born 3 Oct 1953 Saint Louis Park, Hennepin County, Minnesota, died 1 Feb 2017 La Crosse, La Crosse Co, WI, 63 years
Patrick Dennis Murphy, age 64 of La Crosse, Wi died at his home on February 1, 2017. Born in Saint Louis Park, MN. his parents were Byron & Bette Murphy. He graduated high school in 1971 in Buffalo, Mn.
He was an over the road truck driver at Earl Bonsack Inc. for several years prior to his death. He enjoyed photography, art, and his job.
He was preceded in death by his parents and also a sister, Eileen, and a brother, Mike.
He is survived by his loving wife, Becky, and his children, Charlene, Jon, Sean, Sheena, Luke, and grandchildren. His pets Milo, Benji, Mav, and Tarzan will miss him dearly. "I don't want the fuss of a funeral, so I said my goodbyes to the people that were closest to me in life before I died. I am truly blessed over the 64 years of my life to have found love and given love to others.
Special thanks to my employer, Earl Bonsack Inc., for the help, support, and the encouragement that they offered. Special thanks to the Mayo Hospice team that became a true blessing in my life. The service that they provided added a great deal of joy in the mist of my suffering.
Special thanks to my brothers and sister for their encouragement and to the Coulee Region Cremation Group for their help in final preparations. I am thankful for the time that I was given to embrace the Christian faith that shaped my life. My favorite Bible verse is Romans 8:37-39."
5. Paul Warren MURPHY PRIVACY FILTER
6. Kathleen Mary MURPHY PRIVACY FILTER
7. Eileen Marie MURPHY
Born 27 Jan 1960 Hennepin County, Minnesota, died 8 Aug 2003 Montrose, Wright County, Minnesota, 43 years
8. Michael Joseph MURPHY
Born 6 Feb 1964 Hennepin County, Minnesota, died 2 Jun 2007, 43 years
MICHAEL MURPHY OBITUARY
Murphy, Michael Joseph "Cross Walk" age 43, of Bayfield, Colorado, died tragically on June 2, 2007, as the result of a motorcycle accident. He is survived by former wife Amy Murphy, and daughter, Brianna Murphy of Milaca, MN; siblings, Allan and Patricia Murphy of Simi Valley, CA, David Murphy of Buffalo, MN, Kevin and Janet Murphy of Elko, MN, Patrick and Becky Murphy of Lacrosse, WI, Paul Murphy of Cortez, CO, Kathleen and Everett Smithson of Buffalo, MN; brother-in-law, Larry Poppler of Montrose, MN; nieces, nephews, and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by parents, Byron and Bette Murphy and sister, Eileen Poppler. Mike touched the lives of many with his charm and sense of humor. He was a motorcycle enthusiast and riding and the outdoors were a special pleasure in his life. He enjoyed reading and time spent with family and friends. Mike had a close and personal relationship with the Lord which he often used to help others and shared his experiences with many. Memorial services will be held at the Annandale Evangelical Free Church of Annandale, MN - 10252 State Hwy 55, on Thursday, June 7, 2007, at 2:00 pm.
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.