Reuben William Murray Jr., 73, Cannon Falls, died peacefully the morning of Monday, July 14, 2014 after a gradual decline in health. He was surrounded and supported by his loving family and caregivers during the last days of his life.
Reuben was born on July 13, 1941 in Randolph, the son of Reuben Sr. and Anna (Peters) Murray.
Reuben lived in Cannon Falls for most of his life with the love of his life, his wife, Sheila; two daughters, Karla Jo (Rich) Pietrzak and Jodie Lynn (James) Lamont, all of Cannon Falls; five grandchildren, Sarah Pietrzak, Justin Lamont, Jessica Kirk, Josh and Jordan Lamont; two great-granddaughters, Ava Nylund and Azalea Lamont; brothers, Dennis (Michelle) Murray, Thomas Murray and James (Judy) Murray; sister, Marilyn (Marvin) Giefer; and nieces, nephews and other family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Victor and Richard Murray; and sister, Janet Kuehn.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, July 18 at 3 p.m., with visitation from 2-3 p.m., at Lundberg Funeral Home in Cannon Falls.
Honorary pallbearers will be his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements by Lundberg Funeral Home, Cannon Falls. On-line condolences may be directed to www.lundbergfuneral.com.