Murphy, Joanne Margaret (Keogh) Passed peacefully on November 11, 2013 with her family by her side in Scottsdale, AZ. Joanne was born to Thomas & Norma Keogh on November 2, 1933 in St. Paul, MN. Joanne graduated from Derham Hall University of Minnesota. Joanne enjoyed her career in sales at Valpak. Joanne was a loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Aunt. She leaves behind her treasured children & grandchildren: Keith Mickelson: Abby, Thomas (Lisa) Mickelson: Amanda, Jenna, & Hayley, John (Jennifer) Mickelson: Chelsea, Jack, Blake, & Chase. She also leaves behind her beloved sister: Sally Keogh Sturgis, & much-loved nephews, & their families. Joanne will be dearly missed by family & friends and remain forever in our hearts. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to www.Rettsyndrome.org : IRSF 4600 Devitt Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246. A Memorial Mass to be celebrated at a future date. Arrangements entrusted to Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home. Guestbook: www.whitneymurphyfuneralhome.com
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.