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Kathleen Marie (Yuhas) Murphy

Kathleen Marie (Yuhas) Murphy, 98, passed away July 14th, 2018 at the Springs assisted living facility in The Dalles, Oregon.

She was born in Canton, Montana to Bert and Florence McCarthy and attended schools in Canton and later in Helena. In 1935, after the big earthquake, she attended school in a railroad car because the high school had been destroyed.

She married Kenneth Yuhas in 1938 and raised four children in Helena: Eileen, James, Larry and Nancy. Later, during her retirement years, she spent winters in Mesa, Arizona. She was a member of the Catholic Church, enjoyed sewing, making quilts, cooking and camping.

After Kenneth died in 1992 she married a close friend, Edwin Murphy. After Edwin died she moved to The Springs in The Dalles in 2010.

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She is survived by three of her children, James Yuhas, Mosier, OR, Larry Yuhas, Dillon, MT and Nancy Luck, Lacey, WA. Six grandchildren and six great grandchildren. One daughter, Eileen, passed away in 2017.

Rite of Committal will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 24th at Resurrection Cemetery. Please visit to offer a condolence to the family or to share a memory of Kathleen.

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