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Loretta M. Murrey
  • Memorials in Loretta's name can be made to:
  • American Diabetes Association
    55 East Monroe Street
    Unit #3420
    Chicago, IL 60603
  • Any animal charity of your choice

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K.K. Hamsher Funeral Home

12 N. Pistakee Lake Road
P.O. Box 36
Fox Lake, IL 60020
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“Greg and family So sorry for your loss. Fox Lake also lost an upstanding citizen. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Dick Parker - IL - Friend

“My deapest sympathys to the famaily and friend for the loss of Mrs. Murrey. God Bless Her! ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Tom Kavouras - Johnsburg, IL

“Greg, Kathy, Patrick and Families ~ We are saddened to hear of Aunt Loretta's passing. She will be missed greatly. Our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Kathleen (Murrey) Laqua - MN

“To Aunt Loretta' s family We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of aunt Loretta our thought's and prayers are with you all. May God...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Bill Murrey - Magnolia, KY

“To Aunt Loretta' s family We are deeply saddened to hear about the passing of aunt Loretta our thought's and prayers are with you all. May God...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Bill Murrey - Magnolia, KY

“To the Murrey family: The happy and special memories of this kind, lively, generous and loving woman are too many to recount. Suffice to say that...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: David Schaffer (Whymark) - IL


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Loretta M. Murrey , a life time resident of Fox Lake, passed away peacefully on February 19, 2014. She was born on December 26, 1928 in Berwyn to Ralph and Marie (nee Everetts) Buikema.

Loretta enjoyed spending time with her family and friends as well as attending the Fox Lake Senior Luncheon. She also worked for many years as a voting judge for Grant Township. She was an avid Cubs and Beatles fan and loved all animals.

Loretta will be deeply missed by her loving children, David Murrey, Greg Murrey, Kathleen (John) Pletz and Patrick (Ginny) Murrey; her grandchildren, Alexandra (Dennis) Sommers, Jonathon and Matthew Pletz, Kelly Murrey, Angela and Zachary Pletz; her great grandchildren, Joshua, Ariel, Jonathan, Alyssa, Samantha, Caleb and Briana; and by her sister, Ruth (the late John) Krupo-Fletcher. Many loving nieces, nephews and friends also survive.

She was preceded in death by her dear husband Thomas D. Murrey, to whom she united in marriage on June 14, 1947 in Cicero; her son Thomas R. Murrey; her sisters, Marie "Chi Chi" Pendleton and Betty Anderson and by her parents.

Visitation will be held Friday, February 21 from 5 until 9 PM and resume on Saturday, from 8:30 until the 10 AM funeral service at K.K. Hamsher Funeral Home, 12 N. Pistakee Lake Rd., Fox Lake. Private family burial to follow.

Memorials in Loretta's name can be made to, American Diabetes Association , 55 East Monroe Street Unit #3420 Chicago 60603 or any animal charity of your choice.