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Leona S. Murphy

August 17, 1923 October 8, 2019
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Waterloo - Leona S. Murphy, 96, of Waterloo, died Tuesday, October 8, at the Cedar Valley
Hospice Home

She was born August 17, 1923 in New Hampton, the daughter of Peter and Susanna Ungs Gilbert. She married Edward Murphy on June 20, 1950, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in New Hampton. He died June 26, 2005

Leona worked her life as a home maker and was employed with Allen Hospital for 21 years in the coffee shop. She was a long time member of the Legion of Mary and the parish quilting club.

Survivors include: three sons Patrick (Beverly), Michael (Lynn) both of Lansing, and Joseph (Maria) of Waterloo; seven grandchildren, Jennie Leake, Scot Murphy, Eric Murphy, Lisa Lytton, Katie Finger, Allison Rigdon and Jack Murphy, and 11 great-grandchildren, Eric J., Gauge, Cannon, Everleigh, Eleanor, Abigail, Stella, Jude, Crosby, Isabelle, Owen.

Preceded in death by: her husband; two sons, John and James Murphy; a brother, Leroy, and a sister Elizabeth.

Services: 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 12, at Queen of Peace Catholic Church with entombment to follow in the Mount Olivet Cemetery Mausoleum, both in Waterloo. Public visitation will be from 4-7:00 p.m. Friday at Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup Funeral Service on South Street where there will be a 4:00 p.m. rosary. Visitation will continue for one hour before services at the church.

Memorials may be directed to Cedar Valley Hospice and University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Leona enjoyed being with family, gardening, quilting and traveling with her husband and friends.


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Visitation

Friday

11

Oct

4:00 PM 10/11/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/11/2019 7:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street

400 South St.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street
400 South St. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Rosary

Friday

11

Oct

4:00 PM 10/11/2019 4:00:00 PM
Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street

400 South St.
Waterloo, IA 50701

Hagarty-Waychoff-Grarup - South Street
400 South St. Waterloo 50701 IA
United States

Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday

12

Oct

11:00 AM 10/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
Queen of Peace Catholic Church

320 Mulberry St.
Waterloo, IA 50703

Queen of Peace Catholic Church
320 Mulberry St. Waterloo 50703 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Olivet Cemetery Final Resting Place

3912 W. 4th Street
Waterloo, IA 50701

3912 W. 4th Street Waterloo 50701 IA
United States
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