Obituary for Mark Murray

Mark Murray, age 59 of Northfield, passed away with his family by his side on Monday morning, January 21, 2019, at the Three Links Care Center. Mark Elden Murray was born December 12, 1959, in Minneapolis, to Elden and Ellen (Hoard) Murray. At the age of 12 he moved with his family to Wishek, North Dakota. Following high school he attended North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpaton and received his certification as a welder. In 1978, he moved to Minneapolis and began working for Thermo King. In 1991, he met Marlene Lundgren. They lived in Lakeville until purchasing […]

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Mark Murray, age 59 of Northfield, passed away with his family by his side on Monday morning, January 21, 2019, at the Three Links Care Center.

Mark Elden Murray was born December 12, 1959, in Minneapolis, to Elden and Ellen (Hoard) Murray. At the age of 12 he moved with his family to Wishek, North Dakota. Following high school he attended North Dakota State School of Science in Wahpaton and received his certification as a welder. In 1978, he moved to Minneapolis and began working for Thermo King. In 1991, he met Marlene Lundgren. They lived in Lakeville until purchasing their hobby farm in Greenvale Township. Together they trained and boarded horses. Most recently, Mark had worked for Harris Mechanical until his health failed. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, being outdoors, and visiting with friends. He was a skilled farrier and enjoyed riding and showing Tennessee Walking Horses .

Survivors include his mother, Ellen Ziegenhagel of Wishek; his children, Jessica Lundgren (fiancé Kip Peterson), Jacob Lundgren; his brothers, Brent Murray, Mark (Eileen) Ritter, Craig (Barb) Ritter, Darcy (Patty) Ritter; his sister-in-law, Pat Ritter; his brothers-in-law, Dave, Mike and Bobby Sellner; nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his wife Marlene on December 24, 2018, his father Elden, his step-fathers Clarence Ritter and Reuben Ziegenhagel, and his brothers John and Charlie Ritter.

Services will be 2:00PM, Friday, January 25, 2019, at Three Links Care Center Chapel. Visitation will begin at 1:00PM.

Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home. www.northfieldfuneral.com

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Funeral

January 25, 2019 - 2:00 PM


Visitation One Hour Before Service
Three Links Care Center
805 Forest Ave Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

1 Comment

  1. Vince Lopez

    Dear Murray Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. May the promise found in the John 5:28,29 and Acts 24:15 give you comfort during this difficult time. God, the creator of life gives us the guarantee that soon he will resurrect our loved ones. Again I am sorry for your loss.

    Reply

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