VAN WERT — Helga S. Murphy, 76, of Van Wert died at 4:38 a.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born Dec. 10, 1937, in Mannheim, Germany, a daughter of George and Maria Hormuth, both of whom are deceased.

She is survived by two daughters, Rona (Steve) Trammell and Andrea (John) Lahmon; five grandchildren: Seth Trammell, Cory Ebel, Brittney Gunderman, Alix Ebel and Morgan Lahmon, and five great-grandchildren.

Also surviving are two sisters, Lisa McTiernan of Aurora, Colorado, Gerda (Karl) Ullrich of Germany, and one brother, Heinz (Gunda) Hormuth of Germany.

She loved her family and enjoyed being a homemaker.

There will be no visitation or funeral services.

Arrangements were handled by Brickner Funeral Home.

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