Harold Murphy, 76


Harold Murphy, 76, of West Bend, passed away, Monday, Oct. 1, 2012.

Harold was born on Dec. 22, 1935, to William and Isabella (nee Edwards) Murphy in Port Washington. He married Carol (nee Oswald) on Feb. 23, 1974, in Richfield. He was employed at Simplicity. Harold enjoyed working on small engines, fishing, hunting, Nascar and was a Green Bay Packer fan. He was a member of the National Pigeon Association.

Harold is survived by his wife, Carol; and children, Patricia (Ronald) Wollner, Annette Murphy, William (Susan) Murphy, Kevin (Jodine) Murphy, and Kelly Jo Meeuwsen. He is further survived by his grandchildren, Casey, Isaac and Jerod Wollner, Alyssa Murphy, Jamie Lynn Murphy, Tyler, and Mitchell Meeuwsen; six great-grandchildren; sister, Phillis (Al) McCol; his dog, Jake; and nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Gene and Robert.

A memorial service will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 1 p.m. until time of service (4 p.m.).

A special thank you to the staff at St. Luke’s Medical Center and Aurora Hartford Hospital. The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 or www.phillipfuneralhome.com.