Elizabeth Ellen Murphy, 35, Bismarck, died peacefully July 11, 2013, at Sanford Health. A memorial gathering will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, July 15, at Weigel Funeral Home, Mandan. She will then be inurned with her dad at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Fort Yates, at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Basil Atwell officiating.
Visitation will be held one hour before the service on Monday at Weigel Funeral Home.
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; and her sisters, Michelle, Bothell, Wash., and BillieJo, Bismarck. She will also be missed by her nephews, 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.