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“Dear Michael and Family,We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. May your happy memories guide you through this difficult time.Best...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Patricia Camp - Bellwood, IL

“We send love and best wishes to all the Murphy family at this sad time. So very sorry to hear of your loss. He will always be remembered for his...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Patti and Craig Hansen - IL

“To the whole Murphy family,Lynda and I will be keeping you all in our prayers. Jerry always made us feel welcome and kept us smiling. Tim & Lynda...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Tim McGrath - Wheaton, IL

“MIKE...So sorry for your loss, we will remember your Dad tonight in our prayers. RICH & KAREN ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: RICH & KAREN VOLKMER - IL

“Your dad's smile is what I remember the most along with the twinkle in his eyes. I'm sure that's how he is looking down at his family and friends...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Linda Balich - Nebo, NC - Family

“Dear Mike and family, I'm very sorry to hear the loss of your dad. He was always great to me and my family. From the times I've spent many overnights...Read More »
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Gerald F. Murphy

Age 86, of Mokena formerly of Koontz Lake IN, St. John IN and Chicago, passed away on Friday, October 6th, 2017.

Gerald is survived by his loving family; children Ellyn (Dan) McGrath, Gerald M. (Janet) Murphy and Michael (Laura) Murphy; daughter in law Corda Murphy; sister Winifred (James) Hendron; grandchildren Ryan (Sadie) McGrath, Erin McGrath, Kevin (Krista) Murphy, Jennifer (Jack) Murphy Blair, Sarah (Dan) Stout, Christopher (Brenna Armon) Murphy, Megan (Greg Tracy) Murphy, Nicholas (Kim Austgen) Murphy, Elizabeth (Bobby) McIlquham, Samantha Murphy, Wesley Murphy, Nicholas Murphy and Madelynn Murphy; 7 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Gerald was preceded in death by his wife Lorraine (Botich) Murphy; son David Murphy and his parents Francis and Marian (Meyer) Murphy.

A memorial visitation will be held at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Road, New Lenox, IL 60451 on Saturday, October 14th, 2017 from 10:00 AM until time of memorial service at 12:00 PM. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations in Gerald's name to the American Diabetes Association or the donor's favorite charity would be appreciated. For information www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-485-3700.