EDWIN LAZELLE McMURRAY(1947 - 2014)

KIRKLAND - Edwin Lazelle McMurray, 66, Kirkland, died Friday, Jan. 23, 2014 at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center in Rockford. Born Jan. 25, 1947 in Ottumwa, Iowa, to Edwin Lazelle McMurray, Sr. and Laura Maxine (Pettijohn) McMurray, he was married on Sept. 4, 1966 in Kirkland to Georgia Anderson.
Edwin enjoyed restoring cars and playing with his grandchildren. He loved country music and playing his guitar. He enjoyed playing the slots and working on computers. He especially loved the family time and having family dinners with everyone.
Edwin is survived by his wife, Georgia of Kirkland; three children, Crystal (Tim) Hendrickson of Sycamore, Matthew and Michael McMurray of Kirkland. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and five great grandchildren and one on the way. He leaves four brothers and one sister and numerous nieces and nephews. Edwin is also survived by several aunts and uncles in Iowa.
Edwin was predeceased by his parents; one son Edwin Lazelle McMurray III; and one brother Little Johnny.
Funeral services will take place at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Quiram Kirkland Chapel, 309 South Fifth St., Kirkland, with Rev. Edward Hathcoat officiating.
A visitation will be held also at the Quiram Kirkland Chapel on from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28. Memorials may be made to the family for a memorial to be established at a later date.
To leave a memory or condolence, visit www.olsonfh.com.

Funeral Home

Olson Funeral and Cremation Service, Quiram Kirkland Chapel
309 South 5th Street Kirkland, IL 60146
(815) 895-6589
Published in Daily Chronicle on Jan. 27, 2014