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Jonathan Murphy

February 7, 1936 May 2, 2018
Jonathan Murphy
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Obituary for Jonathan Murphy

Born February 7, 1936. Born to Eternal Life May 2, 2018. Survived by his children David, Daniel (Chris), Colleen Murphy and Carrie (Rick) Kohloff, along with their mother, Eileen Murphy; grandchildren Ryan, Colin, Dillon, Calvin, Katelyn and Carly; sister Mary Murphy Dallman (Terry) and brother Thomas Murphy. Preceded in death by parents, Catherine and Ellis Murphy, and brother Jim Murphy.

Jonathan attended Marquette High and graduated from Rufus King High School; he then served two years in the United States Army. Following graduation from UW Milwaukee he worked primarily in industrial sales, most notably Western Snowplows as a field sales manager.

Jon was an avid sports fan. He especially loved his Wisconsin sports teams, as well as watching his kids and grandkids games over the years. Murph loved living in Lake Country and had many special friends who he considered angels - April, Rose, Renee, Debbie, Kristen, Jean, Lydia and cousin Kathleen among others. He was proud of his Irish heritage and was known to bring his glass and coaster wherever he stopped.

Visitation at Harder Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 9 from 4:00 - 6:30 PM. Prayer Service at 6:30 PM. Private burial on Thursday, May 10 at Delafield Cemetery, followed by reception for family and friends at Nashotah Clubhouse from 12:30 - 4:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity in Manitowoc, WI or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.


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Visitation

Wednesday

9

May

4:00 PM 5/9/2018 4:00:00 PM - 6:30 PM 5/9/2018 6:30:00 PM
Harder Funeral Home

18700 W. Capitol Dr.
Brookfield, WI 53045-1965

Harder Funeral Home
18700 W. Capitol Dr. Brookfield 53045-1965 WI
United States

Service

Wednesday

9

May

6:30 PM 5/9/2018 6:30:00 PM
Harder Funeral Home

18700 W. Capitol Dr.
Brookfield, WI 53045-1965

Harder Funeral Home
18700 W. Capitol Dr. Brookfield 53045-1965 WI
United States

Celebration Gathering

Thursday

10

May

12:30 PM 5/10/2018 12:30:00 PM - 4:30 PM 5/10/2018 4:30:00 PM
Nashotah Clubhouse

N44 W32998 Watertown Plank Road
Nashotah, WI 53058

Nashotah Clubhouse
N44 W32998 Watertown Plank Road Nashotah 53058 WI
United States
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