Jan. 7, 1912 Saint Mary Johnson County Nebraska, USA
Jan. 19, 1991 Tecumseh Johnson County Nebraska, USA
Her parents were Pierie P. and Millie J. (Ticor) Murphey. she was married march 23, 1941 to Merle F. Cornell who died in 1975. In 1942 they moved to Ok. City, her husband was in the USAF. after her husband was sent to Europe during WWII, she moved to Bellevue, Ne. and was a secretary in the Education Dept. of the Martin Bomber plant. On his return in 1944 to the Lincoln Air Base, they lived in Lincoln, Ne. for a year and moved to Bellevue in 1945. She was a secretary for nearly 20 years with Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Omaha, Ne. after the death of her husband, she moved to Tecumseh, Ne. in 1979. She was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church and Our Lady of Perpetual Adoration in Bellevue,NE. Since coming to Tecumseh she became a member of the St. Andrew's Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sisters, Margueries Webb and Gertrude Thurber; brother, Lawrence Murphy and nephew, Bill Webb. Survivors are a sister, Mrs. John (Anna) Olsen, Tecumseh. two step-daughters, Mrs. Robert (Joyce) Lawrence of San Diego, CA. and Mrs. Rinold (Mary) Ziekle of Onalaska, WI. 6 step grandchildren, also step great grandchildren. nephews and wifes, Richard, James, Lawerence and Kenneth Webb, Frank Thurber and nieces, Sandra Loaris, Sarah Young and Virginia Webb. Funeral services were held on Jan. 22, 1991 at the St.Andrew Catholic Church. Interment was in the church cemetery.