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Catherine A. Murphy, 93

Catherine Agnes Murphy, age 93, of Watertown, died Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2009.

She was born June 22, 1916, to Steven and Agnes (Wilhelm) Roth in Delano.

Catherine was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony “Tony” Murphy; daughter Carol Hjelmeland; daughter-in-law Rose Murphy; and siblings and spouses Evelyn and Earl Haften, Ray and Mary Roth, Vicki and George Gritz, Leonard and Florence Roth, and Clarence Roth.

She is survived by her children, Tony and Wilma Murphy, Mike and Marlene Murphy, and Mary Ann and Todd Wandersee; eight grandchildren, Chris Murphy, Jennifer Murphy, Shawn Hjelmeland, Jami and Brian Schubert, Stephanie Hjelmeland, Brent Wandersee and fiancée Ana Bryant, Troy and Jeanna Murphy, and Deannine and Dave Daubenspeck; two great-grandchildren, Maverick Murphy and Kingsley Hjelmeland; a son-in-law Steve Hjelmeland; and a sister-in-law Gen Roth.

Mass of Christian Burial took place Friday, Aug. 28 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown with the Rev. Frank Wampach officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.

Casket bearers were Chris Murphy, Shawn Hjelmeland, Troy Murphy, Brent Wandersee, Stephanie Hjelmeland, Jami Schubert, and Deannine Daubenspeck.

Arrangements were by the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.