SELKIRK – James E.
Malphrus, 81, passed away Tuesday December 16, 2008. James was born
in Ridgeland, S.C. son of the late James and Armenta Malphrus. He
owned and operated J & A Motors of Selkirk with his brothers Jesse
and Allard for several years before retiring.
predeceased by his wife of 39 years Betty Ann Malphrus. Survivors
include son, Thomas (Nancy) Malphrus; daughters, Judy (Thomas)
Spadaro, Gail (Joseph) Boehlke, Pamela (Brian) Rafferty, Penny
(Sean) Gager, Janie (Walter) Nowark, and Kathleen Gleason; sister,
Clyde Potter; 16 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; many nieces
and nephews; and his loving companion, Beverly Deams. James was
predeceased by 2 brothers and 5 sisters.
services will be held 11AM Thursday December 18th at the Babcock
Funeral Home, Ravena. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery,
Selkirk. Friends may call at the funeral home prior to the service
starting at 10AM. Contributions in memory of James may be made to
the American Heart Association.