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Ella Dorothy Bower Murphey
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1924
Sioux County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 2012
Renton
King County
Washington, USA

RENTON, Wash. - Ella Dorothy Murphey died in her sleep Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 after a brief illness.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at Colyer Funeral Home in Torrington, Wyo.
Ella was born in Sioux County, Neb. Feb. 16, 1924 to the late Henry and Katherine Bower. She was the third of nine children. She was raised in the farm country that borders Nebraska and Wyoming.
Ella married Henry Chester Murphey on Jan. 1, 1943, in Riverside, Calif.
After WW II Ella and her husband settled in Casper, Wyo. In 1962, they moved to the Seattle area. Henry served as a construction controller. Ella worked her entire career managing the business office of car dealerships including Allen Green Chevrolet and Dick Balch Chevrolet. Ella retired in 1984 from Bill Pierre Ford.
Survivors include her daughter, Colleen Rasmussen of Kirkland, Wash. and grandson. Steven Younger II of Kirkland, Wash.



Published in The Star-Herald from August 21 to August 23, 2012 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Bower (1898 - 1960)
  Katherine Bower (1902 - 1992)
 
 Spouse:
  Henry Murphey (1918 - 2007)
 
 Sibling:
  Darlene Bower Bandemer (1920 - 2013)*
  Ella Dorothy Bower Murphey (1924 - 2012)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Valley View Cemetery
Torrington
Goshen County
Wyoming, USA
 
Created by: GLG
Record added: Aug 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95810604
Ella Dorothy <i>Bower</i> Murphey
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Ella Dorothy <i>Bower</i> Murphey
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