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Eleanor L Murphy Bretscher
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1918
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 1996
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

Eleanor L. Bretscher, 78, of Springfield died Friday in Springfield. She was born Sept. 25, 1918, in Springfield, the daughter of John and Agnes Bowyer Murphy. She married Robert Bretscher in 1942 in Philadelphia, Pa.

A lifelong Springfield resident, Mrs. Bretscher was a homemaker and a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church. She was a graduate of Ursuline Academy and attended Springfield Junior College. She was a 30-year volunteer for the Humane Society.

Survivors: husband, Robert; a son, William R. Bretscher of Seattle; a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Nancy B.) Fulton of Kingwood, Texas; three grandchildren; two sisters, Louise and Dorothy Murphy, both of Springfield; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass: 1St. Agnes Catholic Church, the Rev. Patrick Wright officiating. Burial: Calvary Cemetery.

State Journal-Register(Springfield, IL) - October 27, 1996
Family links: 
  Lois D. Zietlow (1914 - 1999)*
  Robert A Bretscher (1915 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Calvary Cemetery
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
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Eleanor L <i>Murphy</i> Bretscher
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