Mary was raised in rural central Wisconsin.
Mary was an excellent student at Alexander High School. After graduating, she joined the Air Force.
Mary loved her mother Lucille very much. She was of great help with the other 6 younger children.
Bill & Mary wed in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Soon afterward, Mary discontinued the Air Force and started a family. Once the family was established, Mary went to school and became a LVN for 38 years.
Mary is survived by her husband William Murphy, and her children Michael Murphy, Kathleen Murphy, Lynn Murphy, and Caroline McMillin.