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Julie Murchison

April 20, 1951 — September 17, 2022

Julie Carole Murchison, 71

Beloved mother, grandmother, daughter and sister, Julie Carole Murchison, 71, of Pinehurst, Idaho, passed away September 17, 2022 at the Good Samaritan Silver Wood Village of Silverton.  She was born April 20, 1951 in Plum City, Wisconsin; Julie was the daughter of William D. and Clarabel (Coburn) Hei.

Julie has lived in the Silver Valley for most of her life.  She attended the Pinehurst Junior High, where she was a cheerleader.  Julie then attended the Kellogg High School and graduated in the Class of 1970.

Julie married Harold “Sonny” Murchison on June 28, 1980 in Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho; Sonny passed away on November 28, 2018.

Julie had worked for the South Central Title Agency, which later became the First American Title Company, of Soldotna, Alaska for seventeen years.

Julie had served as a Cub Scout Den Mother for three years and was awarded the Dorothy Caldwell Den Leader award for Shoshone County.  She also was instrumental in planning Cub Scout Summer Camps.  And while residing in Alaska, she served in the High School Junior Achievement Program in Ketchikan.

Julie loved being with her family, reading, crocheting and gardening.

Julie is survived by one daughter Deena Bergstrom (Gunnar) of Soldotna, Alaska; one son Vincent Greer of Pinehurst; four grandchildren; her mother Clarabel Hei of Silverton; three brothers Greg Hei (Channa) of Black Lake, Idaho, Michael Hei (Wendy) of Pinehurst and Thomas Hei (DeAnn) of Page; one sister Patricia Hei (Rod Plank) of Kellogg, Idaho; she is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.  Julie was preceded in death by her father William Hei, her husband Sonny Murchison, one son Bud Greer and one niece Jennifer Mitchell.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2023, 11:00 AM at Shoshone Funeral Services, 106 S. Main St., Kellogg, ID. A reception will follow the services at the funeral home.

The family suggests that memorials may be made to the Shoshone Cancer Resource Center, P.O. Box 261, Kellogg, Idaho 83837.

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