Wed. June 24, 1992                                          Chinook Opinion                 Chinook, Montana

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CECELLA F. MURPHY

   Cecella Fredericka Murphy, 89, a long-time Chinook Area resident, died June

19, 1992 of natural causes at the Sweet Nursing Home in Chinook.

   Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

   Cremation has taken place.

   She was born July 2, 1902 in Muskegon, Mich. She came to Montana in 1916.

   In 1920 she married Estel Murphy. They lived in the Fresno Area for a time

and then settled south of Chinook in the Bear Paw Mountains.

   She retired to Chinook in 1948.

   Her husband died in 1959.

   She had been a resident of the nursing home since 1989.

   She is survived by one daughter, Barbara Rathburn, Gilford; one son Ronald,

Bremerton, Wash.; 18 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.

   She was preceded in death by her husband, one daughter, Dorthy Abbott and

one son Guy.

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