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Patricia A. Murphy, 73

Jun 22, 2012

Blue Earth Patricia Ann Murphy (nee. Farrow), age 73, of Blue Earth, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center.

Mass of Christian Burial was held June 23, 2012, at 10 a.m., at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Blue Earth. The Rev. Leo Koppala was celebrant. Burial followed at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Ledyard, Iowa.

Born on April 6, 1939, at Blue Earth to Milton and Winifred (Govern) Farrow.

She took great joy in her grandchildren, feeding the birds, taking care of her pets, riding around the farm on the Gator, and gardening.

Survived by children, Becky (Kevin) Branick, of Sioux Falls, S.D., Mona (Tom) Janochoski, of Lake Elmo, and Patrick (Angela) Murphy, of Blue Earth; grandchildren, Katie, Connor, Brendan Branick, Joe, Alex, Ella Janochoski, Andy, Adam Murphy; sisters, Mary Ellen Nilson, of Fonda, Iowa, and Barb (Bob) Lesperance, of Alvarado, Texas.

She was preceded in death by husband, Duane; and parents, Milton and Winifred (Govern) Farrow.

Web tributes may be left at www.pattonfh.com