Mary Anne Murray, age 80, passed away on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, after a long battle with dementia. She was born on August 21, 1942 to John and Ruth Waddell. Mary worked as a nurse early in her life, she took some time away from work to raise her children and care for her disabled daughter. She returned to the workforce later in life; taking care of friends and family when they were ill or at end of life.
Mary and Bill traveled to some wonderful places; meeting wonderful people who became dear friends. Mary Anne had a great group of friends she met through the Special Olympics and church.
Mary Anne is survived by her children; Lynn (John) Kryger, Mary Beth Murray, Bill (Shelly) Murray, and Steve Murray; grandchildren, Tyler, McKenna and Alaina Murray; brothers Jim, John, and Tom (Kathy) Waddell. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, and siblings Steve and Sue Waddell.
There will be a visitation for Mary Anne on Monday, January 23 at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Rd., Madison, from 4pm until the time of her funeral service at 5 pm.
Cress Funeral & Cremation Service
3610 Speedway Road Madison