Beatrice B. Murphy-Rohloff, Janesville, WI (1932-2014)
September. 11, 1932 - May 2, 2014
Beatrice B. Murphy-Rohloff, age 81, of Janesville, died on Friday, May 2, 2014, at Azura Memory Care Center, Beloit. She was born in Milford, OH, on Sept. 11, 1932, the daughter of James and Susan (Burns) Walker. She graduated from Janesville High School in 1950, and married Richard C. Murphy in Janesville on Aug. 9, 1951. He preceded her in death on March 1, 2002. Beatrice married Wayne Rohloff in 2004. She had been employed by Giddings & Lewis and Marshall Junior High School. She was a member of St. John Vianney Roman Catholic Church, the League of Women Voters, Elks Club, Janesville Tennis Club, Rotary Gardens, and the Women’s Club. She enjoyed tennis, gardening, and bridge.
Beatrice is survived by her husband, Wayne Rohloff; four children: Timothy (Richard) Murphy of New York, NY, Mary Ann (Barry) Quirke of Wilmette, IL, Kathleen (Pat) LeVardi of Hazelton, PA, and Thomas (Jody) Murphy of Janesville; eleven grandchildren: Patrick, Brian, Molly, Michael, Jamie, and Shane Quirke, Thomas, Michael and Danny Murphy, Trevor and Sophia LeVardi; and two sisters, Frances Bailey of Scottsdale, AZ, and Sue Ryan of Janesville. She was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Richard; and brother, Bob Walker.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at ST. JOHN VIANNEY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH with Msgr. Donn Heiar officiating. A visitation will be held on Tuesday from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at the church. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Lasting memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com