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Irene (Ziegler) Murphy

January 17, 1943 ~ February 23, 2022 (age 79)

Obituary

Irene (Robinson) Murphy, 79, of Carterville, passed away Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at her home, surrounded by her family. 

Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 18, 2022, at Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home in Carterville, with Pastor Greg Parker officiating. Visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m., Friday, at the funeral home.   

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois.

Irene was born January 17, 1943, in Mannheim, Germany, to Karl and Emma (Stahl) Ziegler.

She is survived by her children, Patricia Russell of Herrin, and Tom (Beth) Robinson of Lawrenceville; grandchildren, Ryan Stone of Kansas City, Missouri, Christina Stone of Carterville, Michael (Kelsey) Robinson of Denver, Colorado, Stephen (Laurel) Robinson of Chatham, Illinois, and Bradley Robinson of Bonita Springs, Florida; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters, Liselotte (Karl) Walther of Torrance, California, and Gertrud Greene of Fontana, California; and sister-in-law, Ursula Ziegler of Aadorf, Switzerland.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents; son, David Robinson; and brothers, Karl Ziegler, Walter Ziegler, and Werner Ziegler.

She retired as an Assistant Manager from Walmart in Herrin.

Irene was a member of the Hurst Christian Church.

She enjoyed traveling, knitting, and following politics.

 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
March 18, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home
322 North Division
Carterville, IL 62918

Memorial Service
Friday
March 18, 2022

11:00 AM
Riggin-Pillatsch & Burke Funeral Home
322 North Division
Carterville, IL 62918

Donations

Hospice of Southern Illinois
204 Halfway Road, Marion IL 62959

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