Darlene J. Murphy

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Darlene J. Murphy, 73, of Cassville, passed away on Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield. She was born on Sept. 26, 1943, in Milwaukee, Wis. On May 25, 1963, she was united in marriage to Michael R. Murphy in New Berlin, Wis., and he preceded her in death. She worked at the Cassville Forest Ranger Station and retired after 30 years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Purdy, and the Cassville Hospital Auxiliary.

Survivors include: one son, David Murphy and his wife Joann, of Verona; two daughters, Ginger Zielinski and her husband Kenneth, of Aurora, and Carolyn Murphy, of Cassville; eight grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; and one brother, Thomas Kloss and his wife Karen, of Appleton, Wis.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one grandson.

Funeral services were held Friday at the White Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.