In Memory

Dan Murphy

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dan Murphy. His obituary follows:

Daniel Patrick Murphy, 69, of Crete passed away Thursday, July 15, 2021, at Tabitha in Crete.  He was born in Lincoln on February 3rd, 1952, to Wayne and Elizabeth Murphy.  Dan was a graduate of Lincoln Southeast High School. Dan worked for NPPD for 47 years, during his employment there he held many positions, he had recently retired in 2020.  Dan was a loving husband and wonderful father; family was his everything.  Most people that knew Dan, knew him as man of few words but a great sense of humor and was often described as a gentle giant. He is survived by his wife, Kayleen; sons, Sean Murphy (Ashley) of Lincoln, Scott Murphy (Jacque) of North Platte; brother, Tom Murphy (Paulette) of Lincoln; sister, Mary Abel (Jim) of Lincoln, and countless other family and friends.  He is preceded in death by his parents Wayne and Elizabeth (Betty) Murphy. Visitation will be on Monday, July 19th from 5 - 8 at Kuncl Funeral Home, 131 W. 12th St in Crete.  Services will be on Tuesday, July 20th at 1:00 PM at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 11400 W. Panama Rd. Crete.  Arrangements entrusted to Kuncl Funeral Home in Crete.

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07/22/21 12:05 AM #1    

Steve Bridger

So very sorry to hear of Dan's passing. I remember him as a courteous and quiet guy. Not ever an unkind word for anyone. Prayers for him and his family at this difficult time.

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