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March 22, 1954 – Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Service Information
Monday, January 14th, 2013
11:00 A.M.

Visitation Information
Monday, January 14th, 2013
One hour prior

Kathleen Anne (Murphy) Maier, age 58, of Rockford, Minnesota, passed away January 8th, 2013, following a courageous battle with cancer.
She was born one of four children to Edwin B. Murphy and Alberta Irene (McGowan) Murphy in St. Louis, Missouri. Completing her education
to become an LPN, she used her medical knowledge to become a Medical Insurance Underwriter – enjoying a very productive and rewarding
career, until cancer forced her to retire.
She is survived by a son Ryan Patrick (Katie) Maier of Belle Plain, Minnesota, a daughter Allison Lindsey (Brian Howe) Maier of Maplewood, Minnesota, two brothers: Colin James Murphy of Burnsville, Minnesota, Michael Edwin (Lori) Murphy of Rockford Township, Minnesota,
a sister Linda Murphy (Paul) Anderson of Rockford, Minnesota, two grandchildren, Ainsley and Thaine Maier and a grand-nephew to be – Cayden.
She was preceded in death by her father,, Edwin B. Murphy in 1977.
Memorial Services were held Monday January 14th, 2013 at the Peterson Chapel Buffalo, Minnesota.

3 Guestbook Entries

  1. Ryan Maier

    Mom, you were a wonderful mother to both me and Allie. You did, on your own, what most have a hard time doing with a partner. We thank you for everything you did for us. We know you will be around us from now on. Miss you tons, but thankful you’re in a better place. Say hi to everyone up there. Love you, Ma.

  2. Kathy Dunlap

    Ryan and Allie; my thoughts are with you all. Your Mom was a wonderful, caring person and it was a pleasure knowing and working with her! We loved to share our stories about what was going on with our kids/families. She was so proud of you both!!! I will miss her dearly!! You both take care and hold on to all those special memories of your wonderful Mom!!!
    Kathy Dunlap

  3. Jeannie Magistad

    God speed my friend Kathy! What an amazing person she was. I am so sorry for the loss to her family. She is resting in peace now. I know she is in a great place in the hands of the Lord.


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