Virginia Mary Murray
Virginia Mary Murray died April 29 in Tecumseh. Virginia was born in Maplewood, N. J. June 1, 1926 to Jane and Martin Knuth. In 1949, Virginia married Dr. Robert J. Murray, he survives.Virginia received her RN degree from Cornell Medical Center and her Nurse Practitioner degree from Northwestern University, practicing for many years at University of Miami health center.Virginia, a lifelong resident of the Tecumseh area, was a founding member of the Tecumseh Players, member of the Tecumseh Rotary Club and the Little Garden Club. Virginia was an active supporter of the Raisin Valley Land Trust, preserving her beloved Pinecroft Farm via the Trust. Virginia was a world traveler. Her adventures were often reported in the Tecumseh Herald.Virginia is survived by her sons Robert (Edit) of Scottsdale, AZ, Mark (Mary) of Adrian, Paul (Lydia) of Bellaire Mich., Peter of Hot Springs, Ariz., her brother Andrew Knuth of Naperville, Ill, special friends Loydette and Rick Bayles of Adrian, and five grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister Jane, brother Martin and her long time companion, Dr. Eugene Flipse.At Virginia’s request, cremation has taken place. Visitation will be held on Thursday, 4-6:30 p.m. at the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral homes. A memorial service will follow visitation at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will follow the service at Evans Street Station. Memorial contributions may be made to Tecumseh Place. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.handlerfuneralhomes.com.