Obituaries: Edward Joseph Murtaugh(1920-2008)

October 02, 2008 11:00 pm

Edward Joseph Murtaugh 88, of Crescent City died Sept. 30, 2008. He was born Sept. 13, 1920, in Portland, Ore.

Edward served in WWII in Germany and Alaska.

Edward is survived by his ex-wife, Sarah Jane Carter of Crescent City; daughters Patricia Murtaugh of Irvine and Susan Murtaugh of Crescent City; sons Michael Murtaugh and wife Tina of Kingman, Ariz., and Steve Murtaugh and wife Sharon of Albany, Ore; eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Edward was preceded in death by his grandson, Michael Joseph Murtaugh.

"Eddy," as he was known by his friends, resided with Michael and Tina in Kingman, Ariz.

As per Edward's request, there will be no services.

In lieu of flowers, you may donate to Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 1381, the Crescent City chapter.