Obit: Murphy, William T. (1891 - 1956)


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Surnames: Murphy, Peloquin, Nye, Woodward, Beam, O’Connell


----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 10/11/1956


Murphy, William T. (25 APR 1891 - 5 OCT 1956)


William T. Murphy, route 3, Chippewa Falls, passed away suddenly at St. Joseph’s Hospital at 4:45 p.m. Friday.  He was born April 25, 1891, at Thorp (Clark Co., Wis.), the son of Thomas and Mary Murphy.


He had been a resident of Chippewa Falls for the past 29 years.  He was custodian of First Ward School for 15 years and was assistant custodian at the Chippewa County Courthouse for the past 7 years.  He was a member of Notre Dame Church, the Holy Name Society and the Goldsmith Council N. 974 of the Knight of Columbus.


Mr. Murphy was married to Cecile Peloquin on July 17, 1954, at Notre Dame Church.


He is survived by his wife, Cecile R. Murphy, 3 sisters, Mrs. Orea (Ella Mae) Nye Sr., Thorp, Mrs. Edmunda Woodward and Mrs. Catherine Beam, both of Gilman, and several nieces and newphews.


He was preceded in death by his first wife, Emily O’Connell Murphy, who passed away May 13, 1951, also his parents, one brother, George Murphy, and one son, William J. Murphy, who passed away in infancy.



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