Ted Murphy

August 28, 1947 ~ February 11, 2018 (age 70)



Age 70, of Bloomington, Minnesota, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018 at 205PM in Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

He was born August 28, 1947 in Greenville, the son of Thadd E. and Betty J. (Gray) Murphy.

Ted is preceded in death by his father, Thadd, and his grandparents, Arley and Elizabeth Gray, all of Arcanum, and his grandmother, Hazel Murphy of Springfield.

Ted grew up in the country outside of Arcanum before leaving the area and eventually settling in Bloomington, Minnesota.

He had a long and accomplished career as a communications consultant working at large national and international agencies before starting his own practice—TM Communications—in Minneapolis in 1992 until his retirement in 2015.

He is survived by his mother, Betty; wife, Mary; daughter, Christine (Colin) Beauchemin; grandsons, Sam and Oscar Beauchemin as well as relatives and friends all over the world.

Funeral services will be held at Kreitzer Funeral Home, 204 N. Main St., Arcanum, on Monday, February 19, 2018 at 11 AM. A visitation will be held on the 19th from 10AM-11AM leading into the funeral services. Burial to follow service at Ithaca Cemetery.

If desired, contributions may be made in Ted’s name to the Arcanum Alumni Association Scholarship Fund, 2011 Trojan Ave., Arcanum Ohio, 45304

Donations may be made to:

Arcanum Alumni Association Scholarship Fund
2011 Trojan Ave., Arcanum OH 45304

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