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Clergy obituaries

Fr. Donald Murray dies May 1, 2018

MADISON -- A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Fr. Donald Joseph Murray on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 602 Everglade Dr., Madison.

Father Murray, a retired priest of the Diocese of Madison, died on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at the age of 85 at home in Middleton, Wis.


Religious obituaries

Sr. Kathleen Brady, OP, dies


Sr. Kathleen Brady, OP, died Aug. 10, 2018, at St. Dominic Villa. Her religious name was Sister Marie Amy. The funeral Mass was held at the Dominican motherhouse, Sinsinawa, Aug. 17, 2018, followed by burial of the cremains in the Motherhouse Cemetery.

Sister Kathleen made her first religious profession as a Sinsinawa Dominican Aug. 4, 1968, and her final profession Oct. 13, 1973. She taught for 19 years and served as a principal for two years and pastoral associate for four years. Sister Kathleen ministered as a chaplain for 15 years and with hospice programs for five years. She served as a family caregiver for two years. Sister Kathleen served in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Washington, Montana, and Colorado.

In the Diocese of Madison, Sister Kathleen taught at St. Patrick, Madison, 1970-1971.

Sister Kathleen was born Aug. 23, 1948, in Milwaukee, the daughter of James and Joyce (Lodde) Brady. Her parents; stepfather, John Brady; and a sister, Pamela Olsen, preceded her in death. She is survived by two sisters, Amy Kline and Carrie Brady; four brothers, James Brady, Timothy Brady, John Brady, and Daniel Brady; and her Dominican Sisters with whom she shared 60 years of religious life.

Memorials may be made to the Sinsinawa Dominicans, 585 Cty Road Z, Sinsinawa, WI, 53824-9701 or online at

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Lay person obituaries

Mass of Christian Burial for Dr. Marlen Junck

STOUGHTON -- A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Dr. Marlen Frederick Junck on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Ann Church, 323 N. Van Buren St. in Stoughton.

Bishop Robert C. Morlino will preside at the Mass. Fr. Randy Budnar, pastor of St. Ann Parish, will be the homilist.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Cress Funeral Home, 206 W. Prospect St., Stoughton. Visitation will also be held prior to the Mass from 10 to 11 a.m. Interment will be at St. Ann Cemetery in Stoughton.

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