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Betty Jean Murray

06/30/1934 - 02/29/2020

Betty Jean Murray (nee Leone) age 85, of Oshkosh, entered the gates of heaven on Saturday, February 29, 2020, after a lengthy illness.

Betty was born on June 30, 1934, the daughter of Patsy and Antonia Leone. On October 4, 1958, she married Jim Murray.

Betty worked for many years at Race Office Supply in Oshkosh. She loved to cook, entertain, bowl, and puzzle in her retirement years.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Jim; two daughters, Jodie (Dave) Kadonsky, of Oshkosh; Julie Murray, of Oshkosh; one granddaughter, Grace Kadonsky, of Oshkosh; and other relatives and friends.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, sisters, brothers, nieces, and nephews.

A visitation for family and friends will be on Saturday, March 7, 2020, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul’s Ev. Lutheran Church 8 S. Fourth St. Winneconne. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the church with Pastor Mark Albrecht officiating. Burial will be in Ellenwood Cemetery, Oshkosh.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial will be established.

If you wish please submit online condolences to muellerfh.net.

            “I have fought the good fight,

            I have finished the race.

            I have kept the faith.

            Henceforth there is laid up

            for me the crown of righteousness…

                                    2 Timothy 4:7

Suzanne schiavone White wrote on March 7, 2020
This is a message for Betty Jean in heaven, and for Jim, not doing well right now, and the two lovely daughters Jodi and Julie. This is Suzanne Schiavone White, daughter of Joe and Madge Schiavone, of Redgranite, PoySippi, Oshkosh, and Milwaukee Wisconsin. I am a niece step nice of Antonia. I knew all of Antonias children; and Mom and Dad, and my brother father Bob and I, really, really loved Betty Jean and Jim! After my father passed mom was so very lonely but she kept working in Oshkosh and I clearly recall how absolutely excited and delighted she would get when she ran into Betty Jean and Jim-- in the department store, or pharmacy or grocery store, etc. They would hug, laugh and talk for hours! And... And were annually excited and thrilled with Betty Jean and Jim's Christmas letter! A beautiful couple. God bless Betty Jean and Jim. We pray for your father. Thank you for being there for them. Love Suzanne

Mike and Judy Salamone wrote on March 3, 2020
Dear Murray Family, We were saddened to hear of Betty's passing. My father, Pat (wife, Carol) Salamone was a cousin to Antonia (Salamone) Leone. Thru the years, my wife and I have met Jim and Betty at various family functions. After my mother passed away, we attended the Redgranite High School reunion as guests of my Dad where we had also visited with Betty and Jim. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Mike & Judy Salamone Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

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