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John Murphy

May 25, 1952 — October 17, 2014

John Wayne Murphy was born May 25, 1952, in Moorhead, MN, to Roy and Bernice (LaFay) Murphy. He was raised in Moorhead where he graduated from high school. John served in the US Navy, aboard the USS Wallace L. Lind, and returned to the area following his discharge. John married Jeanne Konkler and they made their home in Oakes, ND.

John moved to West Fargo, ND, in 1993, and worked as a foreman for Mid-States Truss, in Fargo, ND.

John died Friday, October 17, 2014, in Sanford Palliative Care Unit, Fargo, at sixty-two years of age.

He is survived by his daughter, Kelly Dakak, and son, Jason Murphy, both Fargo; two grandchildren, Brandon Franz and Cora-Jayden Murphy; brother, Ron Murphy, Moorhead; and sisters, Elaine Murphy and Mary Kay Murphy, both Moorhead, and Mary Ann Coe.

Visitation will begin at 1 PM, followed by a Celebration Service at 2 PM, Wednesday, October 22, 2014, in Korsmo Funeral Chapel, Moorhead. Inurnment will be in St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery, Moorhead.

Korsmo Funeral Service, Moorhead, MN



Cemetery Details St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery 2901 Oakport St. N.
Moorhead, MN 56560

Gathering of Friends

OCT 22. 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

Life Celebration Service

OCT 22. 2:00 PM (CT)

Korsmo Funeral Chapel

409 8th St. S.

Moorhead, MN 56560

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