Joseph E. Murray

Joseph Edward Murray, 67, of Wabash, IN, and having family members in Huntington, IN, died Saturday, March 14, 2009, at 5:50 p.m. at Wabash County Hospital.

Mr. Murray retired from Wabash Alloys, where he had been employed for 25 years. He had also worked for EconoClean in Wabash. He served in the Indiana National Guard.

He was born June 29, 1941, in Jasper County, IL, to Elmer and Sadie Oliver Murray.

Survivors include two daughters, Lora Slagal and Jody Miller, both of Wabash; five sisters, Goldie Green, of Lagro; Louise (Jack) Davidson and Veva Ward, both of Wabash; Mary (Joe) Custer, of Wawaka; and Jean (Hobert) Isaac, of Lafayette; two brothers, John Murray, of Marion, and Earl (Karen) Murray, of Wabash; and three granddaughters, Mariya Slagal and Kaylee Slagal, both of Wabash, and Madison Miller, of Huntington.

His former wife, Lois Murray, also survives in Wabash.

A funeral service was held Thursday, March 19, 2009, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash. Rev. Tim Prater officiated. Burial was at Friends Cemetery, Wabash.

Preferred memorials are gifts to the family.