Obituary for Thomas Murphy

Thomas Murphy, age 65 of Northfield, passed away Thursday morning, November 22, 2018, at Three Links Care Center. Thomas Edward Murphy was born June 18, 1953, in Hibbing, Minnesota, to Thomas O. and Joan L. (Towner) Murphy. In 1962, he moved with his family to Seattle, and in 1964 they moved to Southern Minnesota. Tom attended Northfield High School and following his education joined the National Guard. He enlisted in the US Navy in July 1972. Following his honorable discharge he returned to Northfield. He worked for Crown Cork & Seal for 20+ years and had worked for the Northfield […]

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Thomas Murphy, age 65 of Northfield, passed away Thursday morning, November 22, 2018, at Three Links Care Center.

Thomas Edward Murphy was born June 18, 1953, in Hibbing, Minnesota, to Thomas O. and Joan L. (Towner) Murphy. In 1962, he moved with his family to Seattle, and in 1964 they moved to Southern Minnesota. Tom attended Northfield High School and following his education joined the National Guard. He enlisted in the US Navy in July 1972. Following his honorable discharge he returned to Northfield. He worked for Crown Cork & Seal for 20+ years and had worked for the Northfield Retirement Community for the past several until retiring due to his health. Tom was a member of the Northfield Eagle’s Club. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, working on cars, Bingo, and playing cribbage. He was big hearted, had a good sense of humor and loved his family dearly. He will be greatly missed.

Survivors include his daughters, Jolene (Shane) Wells of Randolph, Alissa Murphy of Lakeville, Marlina Murphy of Lakeville; 5 grandchildren, Devin, Dakota, McKenzie, Darren and AhMya; his brother, Scott (Amanda) of Northfield; his sisters, Joanette (Michael) Hertaus of Inver Grove Heights, Laura (Steve) Baalson of Kenyon, Brenda (Tim) Jesse of Newport; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Dennis.

Funeral services will be 3:00PM, Monday, November 26, 2018, at the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home in Northfield. Visitation will begin at Noon. Interment with Military Honors will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, Northfield. Pallbearers will be Steve Baalson, Dean Erickson, Adam Murphy, Shaun Murphy, Eric Peterson and Dakota Wells.

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

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Funeral

November 26, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Benson & Langehough Funeral Home
201 East 4th Street Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

Visitation

November 26, 2018 - 12:00 PM -

Benson & Langehough Funeral Home
201 East 4th Street Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

Burial

Burial: November 26, 2018 - 3:30 PM

Oaklawn Cemetery
1415 Wall Street Rd Northfield, 55057 Get Directions

1 Comment

  1. Steven Bolden

    With sadness, we remember Tom. Words, no matter how kind, can’t mend our heartache. However, those who care for Tom’s family wish you comfort and peace of mind. Our deepest condolences – Jackie and Steve Bolden

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