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Death: Helen R. Murray

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Our dear, sweet mother and grandmother Helen Reeves Murray passed away March 17, 1997 from cancer.

She was born June 13, 1915 in Kansas City, Missouri to Edwin R. and Ethel A. Reeves. She was blessed to have spent a number of years living with her `Adopted family' Charles and Ella Schmidt of Midvale, Utah. She married Ralph Nelson Murray, Sr. On May 14, 1936 in Evanston, Wyoming, their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He died Sept. 12, 1980.She was a convert to the LDS Church and served faithfully in many callings. Her greatest calling was that of wife and mother in which she served faithfully and selflessly.

She is survived by a son and two daughters: Ralph N. Jr. (Ann-Louise), Boras, Sweden; Kathleen (Stephen) Richards and Judy (Jerome) Gourley of Salt Lake; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brother and three sisters: Lee Edwin Reeves, Idaho Falls, ID; Mary Ellen Nelson, Ontario, OR; Georgia Yates and Jean Farnsworth of Salt Lake. Preceded in death by two sisters, Bertha Jacobs and Edna Persell.

Funeral services will be held Friday March 21, 1997 at 11 a.m. at the Union Fort 10th Ward, 7400 So. 10th East. Friends may call Thurs. from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary 4760 South State St. and Fri. at the church one hour prior to service. Interment Murray City Cemetery.

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