57 3rd Street SW
Plainview, MN 55964
115 South Ave.
Eyota, MN 55934
Lorraine Murphy, 87, passed away January 5, 2020.
Lorraine was born July 21, 1932, in Dover Township, then moved with her
parents, Joseph and Kathryn (Puetz) Kruger, to a farm in Conception, rural
Kellogg, Minnesota. She attended country grade school. She graduated
from Plainview High School in 1950. She married Donald Murphy on
September 27, 1951. They had eight children. Lorraine worked side by side
with her husband Donald on their farm. She also worked at Bouquet
Enterprise, Kellogg, Minnesota. She was an active member of Immaculate
Conception Church and the Altar Society. She was a volunteer with Faith in
Action for many years. She enjoyed sewing, crafting, gardening, especially
her rose garden. Most of all she loved her family.
She is survived by her husband, Donald of Plainview; one daughter, Patricia
(Steve) Flies of Plainview, and three sons, Daniel (Julie) Murphy of Plainview,
Timothy (Wendy) Murphy of Altura, and Martin (Angie) Murphy of Kellogg, 20
grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren, and 2 sister-in-law’s, Yvonne
Kruger and Joan Kruger. She was preceded in death by her parents, two
brothers, two sons, two daughters, and one granddaughter.
The funeral mass will be Saturday, January 11th, 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate
Conception Catholic Church with Father William Becker officiating. Burial will
be at St. Peter & Paul Cemetery, Conception at a later date. Visitation is
Friday, 4 -7 p.m. at Schad & Zabel Funeral Home in Plainview and one hour
prior to the service at the church on Saturday.