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Roger P. Murphy

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Murphy, Roger P., The Honorable The Honorable Roger P. Murphy, of Waukesha, died Saturday, July 11, 2009, at age 85. He served in United States Air Force and then received his law degree at the University of Wisconsin Law School. Judge Murphy was elected the district attorney of Waukesha County in 1961, where he served five consecutive elected terms. In 1971 he was elected State Senator, 33rd District of Wisconsin where he served until 1980. He then was appointed circuit court judge in Waukesha and the re-elected in successive terms until his retirement in 1999. Judge Murphy is survived by his wife Arlene (nee Laubenheimer) of Waukesha; sons, Mark (Jennifer) Murphy of Wauwatosa and Tom (LeAnne) Murphy of Clear Water, MN; six grandsons, Abe, Ben, Gavin, Keegan, Nolan and Mac. Further survived by other relatives and many friends. Preceded in death by his daughter Margaret Jane. Visitation (TODAY) Tuesday, July 14, 2009, from 5:00 until 7:00PM at the funeral home. An Elks Lodge of Sorrow Service to be held at 7:00PM. Visitation continues Wednesday, July 15, 2009, from 2:00 until the 3:00PM funeral service, at the Evangelical and Reformed United Church of Christ, 413 Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha, WI 53186. Full Military Honors will follow the service at church. Private burial will be at the Laubenheimer Family Cemetery in Richfield, WI. Memorials to the church (address above) or the Waukesha Elks Lodge No. 400, 2301 Springdale Road, Waukesha, WI 53186. RANDLE-DABLE FUNERAL HOME 1110 S. Grand Ave. Waukesha, WI 262-547-4035
Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel from July 13 to July 14, 2009
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