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Judy L. Murphy, 78

Jul 23, 2021

Blue Earth – Judy L. Murphy, age 78, of Blue Earth, passed away at St. Luke’s Lutheran Care Center on Friday, July 16, 2021. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 23, 2021 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Blue Earth. Rev. Matthew Lorfeld officiated. Burial took place at Riverside Cemetery in Blue Earth.

Judy was born on Dec. 31, 1942 on the farm, just south of Amboy, to Oscar and Irene (Sader) Renkly. She attended and graduated from Blue Earth High School. Judy worked as a bookkeeper and teller for First National Bank in Blue Earth for over 45 years. She married Charles “Chuck” Murphy on March 13, 1976 at SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Blue Earth. Together the couple had one daughter, Renae.

Judy enjoyed watching sports, the MN Twins, and many game shows. Above all else she loved her family and especially her grandkids.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Chuck, of Blue Earth; daughter, Renae (Darren) O’Rourke, of Wells; three grandchildren, Issabella, Braxton, and Ivyella; brother, Greg (Annette) Renkly, of Beaverton, Oregon; sisters, Beverly (Don) Peterson, of Mankato, Helen Renkly, of Mapleton, and Sandy (Kris) Miller, of Mapleton; sisters-in-law, Lorraine Bolster, of Kasson, and Pauline Allen, of Mankato; and brother-in-law, Gene (Deb) Murphy, of Blue Earth; and many more nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Judy is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Dianne (David) Cooper; brother-in-law, Michael Allen; and brother-in-law, Robert Evans.