William F. Murray Jr. age 74 died on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at his home. He was born on August 27, 1942 in Green Bay to William and Nina Raechel (Stare Murray Falk) Murray Sr.

William was married to Julia Reed in 1967 in Edgerton. He was employed as an engineer for the Hughes Company in Columbus. and later for Lyco Manufacturing before retirement. He will be remembered for his love of family, camping, cooking and his sense of humor. Bill was a member of Faith Lutheran Church, Columbus.

Survivors include his wife Julia of Columbus; his son William (LeaAnne) Murray III and his daughter Maren (Blaine) Ott of Appleton; five grandchildren Noah and Sydney Reisner, Ally, Calvin and Stuart Murray; a sister Raechel (Lucien) O'Kelley of Denver Co; his caregivers Enkhbayar Amgalan of six years and Pamela Pribbenow; other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

A private family graveside service will be held at Hillside Cemetery, Columbus. Memorials may be directed to Hillside Hospice or Alzheimer's & Dementia Alliance of Wisconsin alzwisc.org