Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Robert Murphy

   Robert J. Murphy, 89, of Gladwin passed away Sept. 7, 2006 at his home. Robert was born Dec. 11, 1916 to John H. and Mary (Scully) Murphy in Isabella County.

   Robert was a lifetime dairy farmer of Gladwin County. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, K of C, and Farm Bureau.

   He married Louise Murphy on Aug. 11, 1951 in Gladwin. Robert is survived by six daughters, Gayla Meier of Sanford, Linda (John) Vidosh of Zempel, Kansas, Sue Murphy of Ann Arbor, Kathleen (Brad) Bachelor of Athens, Alabama, Mary (Dave) Hong of Fountain Valley, California, and Donna (Bryan) Dysinger of Clare; three sons, Mark (Kathy) Murphy of Beaverton, Curtis (Lisa) Murphy of Suttons Bay, Brian Murphy of Richardson, Texas; 19 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; three brothers, Donald, Thomas and Charles; and three sisters, Helen, Betty and Mary. He was predeceased by his wife, his parents, five brothers and one sister.

   Funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 11, 2006 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Gladwin. Father John Cotter officiated. Burial was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Gladwin.

   Hall Funeral Home in Gladwin handled the arrangements.

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Sacred Heart Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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September 2009
Bob Frei
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