Mandan News

Obituaries – July 13-19, 2013

Elizabeth Murphy

Elizabeth Ellen Murphy, 35, Bismarck, died peacefully July 11, 2013, at the Sanford Health Center.

A memorial gathering was held at Weigel Funeral Home, Mandan, on Monday, July 15. She was then inurned with her dad at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Fort Yates, with Father Basil Atwell officiating.

Elizabeth (Beth) was born to Gary and Ellen (Van Fleet) Murphy on Dec. 9, 1977. She graduated from Standing Rock Community High School and Sitting Bull College in Fort Yates. Beth was a preschool teacher for Head Start and Kindercare in North Dakota and Washington.

Survivors include her mom, Ellen, Fort Yates; her brothers, Garek, Fort Yates, and Drew, Bismarck; her sisters, Michelle, Bothell, Wash., and BillieJo, Bismarck. She will also be missed by her nephew,s Kyle, David, Kobe, Hunter, Bryce, and Joseph; and her nieces, Charli, and Sydni.

She was preceded in death by her dad, Gary Murphy; and her grandparents.