Carol Murphy

Carol Ruth Murphy (Oswald)

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Carol R. Murphy (nee Oswald) age 74 passed away on Monday April 5, 2021in West bend. She was born on November 15, 1946 in Hartford to Frank and Laura (nee Kohl) Oswald. She graduated from Hartford High School. On February 23, 1974 Carol married Harold Murphy in Richfield.

Carol retired from The Sawmill after 34 years of service. Her favorite hobbies were playing scrabble, bingo, sheepshead, casino trips, watching Jeopardy, liked listening to country music and polkas! She loved all people!

Carol is survived by her children, Patricia (Ronald) Wollner, Annette Murphy, William (Susan) Murphy, the late Kevin Murphy and Kelly Jo Meeuwsen. She is further survived by her 7 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren, sister Sharon (the late Gerald) Remillard, brother Dean (Janeen) Oswald, sister Terry (the late Jeff) Hamilton, sisters-in-law Phyllis (Al) McCol, Phyllis Oswald and Sally Oswald, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Carol was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harold, brother Harold, sister Elaine Oswald, brother Dennis (Marlene) Oswald.

A Memorial Service for Carol will be held at 6:00pm on Thursday April 8th at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel (1420 W Paradise Dr West Bend). Visitation will be on Thursday from 4:00pm until 5:45pm.

Carol volunteered for Interfaith and the Senior Friends.

The family would like to thank Froedtert Hospital West Bend and the caring nurses at Kathy Hospice for their loving care.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 8th, 2021 | 4:00pm - 5:45pm
    Thursday, April 8th, 2021 4:00pm - 5:45pm
    Phillip Funeral Home Chapel
    1420 W Paradise Drive
    West Bend, WI 53095
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Thursday, April 8th, 2021 | 6:00pm
    Thursday, April 8th, 2021 6:00pm
    Phillip Funeral Home Chapel
    1420 W Paradise Drive
    West Bend, WI 53095
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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Deb Hammen

Posted at 06:41pm
I am so sorry about her passing. She was a treasured relative. My sympathies to the family, Dean, Darlene and family. I remember how much she loved the SawMill Inn. I am sorry I missed her services.

My Sympathies,
Bernice Kohl
The Waterford, West Bend.

Jamielynn Murphy

Posted at 03:48pm
Our thoughts and prayers be with you and give you a small amount of comfort in this time of sorrow.
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Posted at 10:22am
I go way back with Carol. Did her hair for her wedding. Lost touch for a while & then re-met her at Hair Formations.
Enjoyed our talks about Jeopardy & her casino trips. She was just a Great & Kind Person & will be missed.

Joe & Doreen Mechenich

Posted at 10:21am
To the Oswald families,
Sorry to read of Carol's passing. She will be missed by so many. We are out of town and will not be able to attend the visitation. Sending prayers and hugs. Hold onto the memories!!
Joe and Doreen Mechenich

Mary Gutjahr

Posted at 09:43am
Sharon, Met you and Carol on the casino bus trips to Green Bay. Carol was a bus favorite, always a smile, always a laugh and a friendly hello each time. I am so sorry for your loss, Carol will be deeply missed. Mary Gutjahr

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