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Margaret Cluff Murray
Margaret Cluff Murray passed from this earth on January 12, 2022. She was born April 23, 1933, on her grandmas dining room table, in Colonia Pacheco-Chihuahua, Mexico. Her parents were Omer Cluff and Lora Johnson. Mom has wonderful memories of growing up in the mountains in the Mormon Colonies in Mexico.
Margaret was introduced to her future husband Denzel Robert Murray Jr. by Louisa Sategna and Helen Adair at a baseball game. After a time of writing letters while Denzel served in the Air Force he returned to Bloomfield, NM to marry Margaret.
Margaret faithfully served in many different callings for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. While they were in the Air Force, they would have to hold multiple callings at one time. They both loved all the jobs they held while serving our Father in Heaven.
After 21 years of traveling with the Air Force, Margaret and Denzel retired and returned to New Mexico where they raised four children.
Margaret is preceded in death by her husband of 69 years. A son Robert and daughter Dorothy who died in infancy. Her parents and in-laws Denzel Robert Murray Sr. and Dorothy King Murray and by Denzel’s foster parents Ernest and Louisa Sategna. Her brother’s Kenneth and Nolan Cluff and sister in-law’s Lorraine, Beth, and Virginia Cluff.
She is survived by her daughter Susan (Brian) Purcell, Alan (Tamara) Murray, Ardean (Kriss) Booth and Calvin Murray. Their proudest blessings of 10 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren with 1 on the way.
Margaret will be laid to rest with Denzel at 10:30 am January 28th, 2022, at Camp Williams Utah Veterans Cemetery & Memorial Park, 17111 South Camp Williams Rd. Bluffdale, UT 84065. Followed by a luncheon at 1298 N. 400 W. Centerville, UT.
Special thank you to Andrea and Andrew with CNS Hospice. For all the years of wonderful care from Dr’s. Charles Richardson and Scott Turner the Murray family is forever grateful.
So sorry for your loss. I really loved your mom and dad. Don and I we're their home teachers for many years.
A memory I have was when they got married, they lived in an apartment across from our home. That night about midnight the neighbors got to gather and we all banged on pots and pans and scared the heck out them. We wouldn't quit until they came to the door and waved and told us to go home. What fun that was.
Love to you and your family 💕💕💕💕💕💕
Carolyn Smith Jan 23 2022 6:48 PM
Margaret and Denzel were the best second parents anyone could have. They lived their religion, served others and didn't judge anyone. Margaret was always fun and willing to put up with the antics of teenagers.. So grateful they were a part of my life.
Marla Gilbert Jan 20 2022 9:11 PM