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(August 30, 1960 – February 8, 2012)

Bridget May Murphy, 51, of Midland, died unexpectedly on Feb. 8, 2012. Bridget was born on Aug. 30, 1960 and was the daughter of the late Donald and Barbra (Wanteja) Kilpela. Bridget was a firefighter, EMT and worked for Midland Search and Rescue. Bridget is survived by her loving husband, Ronald; daughter, Kelly Callan, Katie Murphy, Stacee Murphy; sons, Gregory Callan, Daniel Callan; grandchildren, Eyzik Murphy, Conner Callan, Kash Callan; sister, Pauletta Ferris; brothers, Tom Kilpela, Joe Kilpela, Bruce Ferris and John Stout. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012 at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly with Pastor Dusty Dallard officiating. The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home from 11 am until the time of the service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Midland County Search and Rescue. Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.