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Dr. Gene Murra


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Dr. Gene Murra

Dr. Gene Murra, age 78, of Brookings, died Tuesday, October 6, 2015. Memorial services will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 10, at St. Thomas More Parish in Brookings. Memorial visitations will be 5-7 p.m., Friday at Eidsness Funeral Home.

Gene was a Professor/ Economist and Livestock Marketing Specialist at SDSU and conducted meetings throughout SD and the Midwest states. During that same period, he along with Art Sogn, originated Midwest Marketing Analysis (MMA). Gene was also active in the ROTC program. He began as a member of the ROTC as a freshman in college and retired in 1987 from the US Army Reserve at the rank of Colonel.

Survivors include his wife, Barb of Brookings; children, Gail Tischler, Lynne Del Rio, David (Samantha Wright) Murra, Sue Murra, Tiffany Heyduk and Shelley (Tonya) Brug; grandchildren: Andrew Tischler, Emily Tischler, Trent (Julia Tebben) Heyduk, Tucker Heyduk, Michaela Del Rio, Jamie Murra, Abigail Murra; one great-grandson, Damian Fortugaliza; and Gene's special friend, Sunny (Yorkie).

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Published in The Argus Leader on Oct. 9, 2015
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