Felix R. Murray, age 75, of Mitchell, SD died Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at Avera Queen of Peace Hospital in Mitchell, SD. Memorial services were held on Friday, June 17, 2016 at Resurrection Lutheran Church. On-line condolences may be left at Will Funeral Chapel.
Felix R. Murray, son of Felix and Elva June (Berkey) Murray, was born October 25, 1940 in Redfield, SD. He grew up in Warner, SD and later graduated from Warner High School in 1958. While in high school, Felix was very athletic and participated in track and basketball. After his schooling, Felix began his career with Red Owl Grocery Stores in Aberdeen, SD.
Felix was united in marriage with Sandy Stevens on October 1, 1961 in Aberdeen, SD. Felix continued his career with Red Owl and the couple made their home in Aberdeen, Huron, Redfield and Mitchell. After Red Owl closed, Felix was employed at Statz Drug and later at the Medicine Shoppe. He later was employed at the custodian at Resurrection Lutheran Church.
He was a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church and the Elks Club where has served as Exalted Ruler. He enjoyed football especially the Green Bay Packers and the Denver Broncos.
Survivors include his wife, Sandy Murray, Mitchell, SD; three children, Gina (Keith) Steineke, Dell Rapids, SD, Steve Murray and his former wife, Yevette Murray, Denver, CO, Sonya (Kevin) Kayser, Marshall, MN; five grandchildren, Kassandra Steineke, Dell Rapids, SD, Dustin Spiegle, Denver, CO, Rachel Mills, Derby, KS, Nicholas Kayser, Marshall, MN, Lucas Kayser, Marshall, MN; one great grandchild, Luka Mills, Derby, KS; a brother, Arlan Murray, Jamestown, ND; two sisters, Karen (Iran) Johnson, Grand Forks, ND, Kathleen (Larry) Carr, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, Blaine.