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Laura A. Murphy

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Beloved mother, grandmother and aunt
Laura A. Murphy, 92, passed away Jan. 12, 2008, at her home in Alamogordo. She was born Aug. 1, 1915, in Unity, Wis., to Herman A. and Anna M. Kuehl. Laura married Charles F. Murphy on Oct. 4, 1941, in Chicago. He preceded her in death Jan. 2, 1983.
Survivors include daughters Sandra S. Coning, of Alamogordo, and Karen L. Papouschek and husband Anthony III, of Chambersburg, Pa.; grandchildren Candace Spradlin and husband Kurt, Jeff Coning and wife Pennie, and Anthony F. Papouschek IV; great-grandchildren Rebecca Kitchen and husband Ryan, Jay Coning and Chris, Laura and Jamie Spradlin; great-great-grandchildren Katelyn, Adan and Richard Kitchen; nieces Donalda Sauer and husband Al, Terry Kuelh and Carole Lange; and two special people, Timothy Scott and George Populo.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Charles F. Murphy, parents Herman and Anna Kuehl; sister Esther Benson; brothers Lawrence and Clarence Kuehl; and son-in-law Bud Coning.
A memorial service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, at Alamogordo Funeral Home Chapel with the Reverend Mary Taken officiating.  
Cremation will take place locally at PCS entrusted to the care of Alamogordo Funeral Home.
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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Jan. 13 to Jan. 29, 2008
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