||Wilma Murphy passed away Friday morning, December 21,2012, after an illness. She was born
August 17,1912 in Pulaski County, Indiana. |
Wilma graduated from Winamac High School in
1930. She worked at Ball Band in South Bend IN, until her marriage to William on May 6, 1935.
She was employed in the Pulaski County Courthouse in the C.F.A. in 1944. She then worked for
the County Auditor and Surveyor until she took employment at the First Union Bank and Trust
Company, Winamac In. until her retirement in 1974.
She was a past member of the Danville Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, Danville IN, a
past president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW post #1728, Winamac IN, and a member of
the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW post #6919. Culver IN. In the time of WW2, she organized a group
of ladies to knit items for servicemen. She was a member of the Grace United Church of Christ
of Culver IN.
She and Bill spent their winters in Lakeland FL. for 25 years, and after 77 years of marriage still
held hands every day. While in Lakeland, she took up playing the organ and hand painting
She is survived by her husband, William K. Murphy
of Culver IN, her daughter, Jacquelin L. Berger,(Larry) of Culver IN, 3 grandchildren, Kevin L.
Berger, (Rebecca) of Plymouth IN, Kristine Eisenhour of Plymouth, and Korey Berger of Indianapolis
IN and 2 great grandchildren, Kyanne and Kameron Eisenhour of Plymouth IN. She was preceded
in death by her parents, Jonas M. Wolfe, and Effie (Markley) Wolfe, 5 sisters, and 4 brothers.
Visitation will be December 26, 2012 from 12 noon until 2 PM in the Culver IN Grace United
Church of Christ, with services to follow immediately in the church, with Pastor Jacob Juncker
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the Culver VFW, Grace United Church of Christ, or
the Culver Union Township EMS.
Odom Funeral Home