Blanche T. Murphy 1916 - 2012 Bonner Springs
Blanche T. (Klamet) Murphy 1916 - 2012 Bonner Springs
Funeral services for Blanche T. Murphy, 96, of Bonner Springs, were at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 3 at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Basehor. Burial was in Holy Angels Cemetery, Basehor.
Mrs. Murphy died Thursday, June 29, 2012, at her daughter’s home in Auburn, KS.
She was born Feb 27, 1916, on the Klamet farm near Bonner Springs. She spent most of her life as a homemaker and assisting her husband Dan in operating a dairy farm. She attended Dafer grade school and graduated from Bonner Springs High School in 1933. She married Dan Murphy on September 16, 1946 at Sacred Heart Church in Bonner Springs. Her husband, Dan, died in 2008 and a daughter Marilyn Sullivan in 2011.
She is also survived by her three sons, Daniel Murphy Jr. and Richard Murphy, Des Moines, Iowa, Jim Murphy, Centennial, Colorado; three daughters, Janet Turini, Kingwood, Texas, Carol Westfall, Auburn, KS, and Norene Ryks, Bellevue, Nebraska.; five sisters; Sister Devota Klamet, OSB, Atchison, KS, Mary Seufert, Tonganoxie, KS, Teresa Griffin, Batavia, NY, Regina Jennings, Bonner Springs, KS and Ruth Martin, Kansas City, KS; 13 grandchildren; and 4 great- grandchildren.
A visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Quisenberry Funeral Home where the Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Memorials are suggested to the Holy Angels Catholic Church or Alzheimer’s Association, c/o Quisenberry Funeral Home, P.O. Box 993, Tonganoxie 66086. Condolences may be left for the family at http:// www.quisenberryfh.com/.
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