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Jo Ann (Case) Murray


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Jo Ann (Case) Murray Obituary
Jo Ann Murray, age 82 of Hillsdale, passed away Friday, February 7, 2014 at the Hillsdale County Medical Care Facility. She was born September 5, 1931 in Hillsdale to Hugh Elroy and Beatrice Irene (Sawyer) Case. Jo Ann married Richard A. "Dick" Murray on February 24, 1950 and he preceded her in death on April 12, 2008.

Jo Ann graduated from Hillsdale High School in 1949. She was formerly employed at Savarinos in Hillsdale and retired from Addison Products and Kline Tool. Jo Ann was a member of Hillsdale Baptist Church. She was an avid collector of seashells and rocks and she enjoyed bird watching and spending time on Baw Beese Lake.

Survivors include two daughters, Karen (Ralph) Crane of Toledo and Jackie (David) Bowers of Addison; three sons, James (Patsy) Murray of Hillsdale and Bryan Murray and Kevin Murray, both of Jonesville; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and a brother, Dale (Pat) Sawyer of Hillsdale.

In addition to her husband, Dick Murray, Jo Ann was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Edward Case and Theron Wickham.

Funeral services for Jo Ann Murray will be Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Rev. Pat Sawyer officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Hillsdale. The family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family.

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Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Feb. 12, 2014
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