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Katherine M. Murphy

Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013 3:44 p.m. CDT

WILMINGTON, Ill. — Mrs. Katherine M. “Kay” Murphy, 77, of Wilmington, Ill., passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, March 6, 2013.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 9, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m. in Saint Rose Catholic Church, 604 South Kankakee St., Wilmington. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, with the Rev. Steve Bondi and Deacon Don Dyer officiating. Inurnment will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wilmington.

Preferred memorials may be made as gifts in Kay’s memory to Saint Rose School, 626 South Kankakee St., Wilmington, Illinois 60481.

Friends may sign the online guestbook or send private condolences to the family by logging onto

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Matthew R. Baskerville, CFSP / Freitag-Reeves & Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road, Wilmington. For additional information, call the funeral home at (815) 476-2181.

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