Gray, Ingrid Murphy, 82, 1940 - 2023 Ingrid Murphy Gray died on April 20, 2023 of natural causes. She was 82. Ingrid was born in Ladenburg, Germany. She came to the United States in 1957 and became a citizen in 1990. Ingrid worked for Continental Can Company in Santa Ana for 43 years. She also spent many years working at the Rathskeller in Huntington Beach during Octoberfest. She enjoyed bowling and was active in many bowling leagues for over 48 years. She also loved crocheting items to give as gifts for friends and family. Ingrid loved to travel and visit family in the U.S. and in Germany she especially loved going on trips with her son Charles' high school band. She will be remembered as a strong woman with a big heart and an even bigger personality. She was loyal to her friends and family and would do anything to help them in a time of need. Preceded in death by her husband Jim Murphy, sister Brunhilde Edwards, and her parents, Alfred and Elizabeth Kunzler. She is survived by her brother Wolfgang Kunzler from Mannheim, Germany, and her children Charles Gray Nuevo, California (Sophia); Gene Gray Boise, Idaho; Fritz Gray Vernal, Utah; Heidi Robinson (John) of Vernal, Utah; and Tajna O'Brien (Michael) of Temecula, California. Grandchildren: Gene Gray, Nathan Gray, Scott Gray, James Gray, Erik Gray, Sean Robinson, Heather Robinson, Erika Robinson, and Michael O'Brien. She is also survived by several great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and her pets. There will be a gathering of friends at Fountain Bowl in Fountain Valley on Friday, June 2nd at 12:00 PM. Private funeral services will be held.

 

 

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