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Elva June Murray

September 18, 1920 — December 31, 2013

Elva June Murray

Elva June Murray, 93, Jamestown, ND died Tuesday December 31, 2013 at the Eventide-Hi-Acres Manor in Jamestown, ND.

Elva June Berkey was born September 18, 1920 at Ashton, SD the daughter of William and Ella (Kragenbrink) Berkey. She attended the local rural elementary school and later graduated from Ashton High School.

She and Felix Murray were married May 8, 1939 at Aberdeen, SD. They made their home in different towns around South and North Dakota where she worked at various elevators as book keeper. She also worked as a clerk at the bank in Fordville, ND. In 1982 they retired while living in Wellsburg, ND and later moving to Jamestown. Following the death of her husband January 10, 1995, she has continued to live in Jamestown.

She was a member of the Atonement Lutheran Church, Jamestown, the American Legion Auxiliary in Fordville, she was active in community affairs. Last but not least, she left many friends, loved to write letters, crochet, play cards and loved life in general.

She is survived by 2 sons and 2 daughters, Arlan Murray, Jamestown, ND; Felix (Sandy) Murray, Mitchell, SD; Karen (Iran) Johnson, Grand Forks, ND; and Kathleen (Larry) Carr, Fort Worth, TX, 12 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, 1 brother, 1 sister and 2 grandchildren,

Funeral Service - 11:00 AM Friday January 3, 2014 at the Haut Funeral Chapel, Jamestown, ND with Pastor David Fisher, officiating

Burial - Sunset Memorial Gardens, Jamestown, ND (in the spring)

Visitation - 9:00AM - 7:00 PM Thursday @ the funeral home

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