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Kathryn K. "Katie" Murphy

Obituary for Kathryn K. "Katie" Murphy

May 16, 1932 - January 13, 2020
Pendleton, Indiana | Age 87


Kathryn K. "Katie" Murphy, 87, of Pendleton, Indiana passed away Jan. 13, 2020.
She was born May 16, 1932 in Marion County, Indiana and was a Pendleton resident since 1954.
Katie retired from Western Electric Company in Indianapolis in 1983 after 29 years of service.
She was a graduate of Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis and was a member of Pendleton American Legion Post #117 Ladies Auxiliary as well as Pendleton AMVETS Post #26 Ladies Auxiliary. Katie enjoyed golfing and bowling and loved to read.
Survivors include her children, Desiree D. (Gary) Bolander of Pendleton and Kevin R. (Donna) Murphy of Rockford, Illinois; sister, Evelyn Coryell of Clermont; five grandchildren, Shawn David Murphy, Stacy L. (Jason) Bolander, Stephanie (Chad) Whistler, Johnny (Desiree') Murphy and Emily (Dominic) DeVito; two great grandsons, Dylan Whistler and Conner Whistler.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John Murphy, Jr.; parents, Harold David Kolp and Ruth (Haulk) Kolp; and brothers, Lowell Kolp and Kenneth Kolp.
A visitation will be held from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service and Crematory, Lahm Chapel, 211 E. State St., Pendleton. Cremation will follow with burial in Grove Lawn Cemetery, Pendleton at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are requested to Pendleton Fire Department or Pendleton American Legion Post #117 Ladies Auxiliary.

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