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“We will miss you Kevin and enjoyed your visits to the lake. Love, Jack & Suzie Breen ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: John Breen - Pine River, MN

“Thanks for all you did for our grandsons and others in the Beam program. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Gwen & Bev krosch - Elmore, MN

“There are many things that could be said about Kevin. He has left avery large footprint in the lives of the Klinksiek family. It seems only a few...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: janice klinksiek - elmore,, MN

“To the family of Kevin Murphy, So sad to hear the news of Kevin's passing. I have known Kevin for most of my life. Kevin was always a happy sort of...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Jim Meyer - Blue Earth, MN

“Last I saw Kevin, we were enjoying breakfast with Cody K. I only knew Kevin for a few years, but I enjoyed that his door was always open. Kevin had...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Brad Omland - Blue Earth, MN

“I was so sorry to hear of Kevin's passing. I got to know him through the mentoring program and he was so passionate in helping youth. He was a great...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Mona Eustice - Blue Earth, MN


Kevin J. Murphy, age 77, of Blue Earth, died Monday, May 27, 2013, at United Hospital, Blue Earth. Mass of Christian Burial is pending at this time. Kevin was born July 23, 1935, in JoDaviss township, MN the son of William and (Isabelle) Murphy. He was raised and educated in Guckeen where he attended school. He graduated high school in Minneapolis and then moved to Denver Colorado where he worked as an Insurance Adjuster for many years. He frequented the YMCA in Colorado and in Minnesota after returning to Blue Earth in 2006. Kevin was a member of the Interfaith Caregivers and volunteered frequently in the community including at the Green Giant Visitors Stand. He was very active in the Blue Earth Area Mentors program where he enjoyed mentoring many students where he forged a strong bond with several members of the Klinksiek family. He also enjoyed penning many opionion letters to the local newspapers, traveling in the SW United States and spending winters in Zihuatenejo and Ixtapa, Mexico. Kevin is survived by his brother, William (Bev) Murphy of Murfreesboro, TN, his brother, Stanley Murphy of Reno, NV, his sister, Naomi (George) Paul of Easton, his sister, Teresa Reed of Tumwater, WA, his sisters-in-law, Mery Ann Murphy of Blue Earth, Carlyn Murphy of Hayes, KS, and several nieces and nephews He was preceded in death by his parents, sister-Mary Murphy, brothers: Clement, Gerald, Harlan & Duane Murphy, sisters-in-law, Patricia Murphy & Ethel Murphy and brother-in-law, Don Reed.

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