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Vera Murk

March 21, 1929 — December 2, 2020

Vera Murk, longtime Eagle resident, passed away peacefully on December 2, 2020 at the age of 91.

Born of Russian immigrants, March 21, 1929, Vera learned English very quickly which enabled her to translate for her parents. Vera went to school to become a secretary and assisted her husband in his commercial art business, they raised their family together in Greendale before moving to Eagle. Active member of the Russian Orthodox Church and volunteer at Old World Wisconsin. She was a good hearted and kind friend who was known for her beautiful handwriting which she shared on the many cards and letters she sent.

Loving wife of 69 years to the late Martin Murk and wonderful patient mother of Laura (Peter) Holbus, Apalachin, NY, the late Robert John Murk and Nancy (Jeff) Leonard, Hartland, WI. She is further survived by 5 grandchildren and 6.5 great-grandchildren.

A Very Special Thank You to the staff and friends at Three Pillars for the friendship and loving care given to our family.

A Private Family Service will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2020. If desired memorials may be made to Three Pillars, Milwaukee Rescue Mission, St. Jude or the Salvation Army.

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