LoAnne L. Mac Murray


LoAnne L. Mac Murray, 88, of Shawano, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at ThedaCare Medical Center-Appleton.

LoAnne was born Nov. 15, 1931, in Plymouth, a daughter of the late Edmund and Dorothy (Hein) Laack. She attended school in Sevastopol and Shawano, graduating from Shawano High School with the Class of 1950. Following school, LoAnne was employed as an operator at the Urban Telephone Company in Shawano. On March 8, 1952, she was united in marriage to Roger J. Mac Murray at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. Following their marriage, LoAnne stayed home to raise her family. When her children were grown, she went to work as a cook at Evergreen Health Care Center in Shawano.

LoAnne is a member of St. James Lutheran Church. Her hobbies included cooking, traveling and sewing. She enjoyed visiting the Black Hills in South Dakota and Door County, where she connected with many friends from her early high school years in Sevastopol.

Survivors include her husband of 69 years, Roger, of Shawano; her sons, David Mac Murray, of Shawano, and Brian (Laurie) Mac Murray, of Lunds; four grandchildren, Melanie (Andy Nelsen), Michelle and Myra Mac Murray, and Nicole (Adam) Clark; two great-grandchildren; and her sister, Patricia Anker, of Shawano.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and her son, Michael Mac Murray.

A funeral service for LoAnne L. Mac Murray was held Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at 11 a.m. at St. James Lutheran Church in Shawano. Pastor Mark Drengler officiated. Interment was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Shawano.

Mickelson Funeral and Cremation Service of Shawano is assisting the family with arrangements. Please share online condolences at