Ivelisse Ruiz Murphy
Ivelisse “Evie” Ruiz Murphy, 50, a resident of South Milwaukee, WI, passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2016. She was born July 19, 1966, in Waukegan, IL to Osvaldo and Anna Ruiz. Evie loved all holidays especially Halloween and Christmas. She was a member of the B’Nai Macccabim Temple in Des Plaines. Evie always had a smile and was able to make anyone laugh. Evie is survived by her children Siobhan Murphy, Alyssa Murphy, Paul Murphy, Kyle (Brittany) Murphy, her grandson Charlie Murphy, her boyfriend Bill Lygte, her step-father Paco Ortiz, and her former husband and father to her children Michael Murphy. She was preceded in death by her parents, her 4 aunts, and her step-sister Sybil. A visitation and memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, 2016 from 5:00pm until 6:00pm with a memorial service commencing at 6:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.
Our love and prayers go out to you all. Evie was such a bright spot in our lives! Always a smile and a greeting of “Hi, baby!” with a hug to go with it. She will be missed by many people. I’ll always remember the Halloween, birthday, and various holiday celebrations we shared. I’ll never forget how thrilled she was to be a mom to each of you four beautiful people <3
My sincerest condolences for your tragic loss. There are no words to be said that will alleviate the hollow pain that your hearts are experiencing, and although her smile will be missed dearly by so many here on earth, her spirit is healthy and free, and will live on in so many beautiful memories made with you all.
Sending so much love and prayers to the entire family.
Evie was a fun loving dear person. Her zest for life was so contagious. She had a sense of humor that spread laughter throughout the room. She loved her children beyond the world. She will be missed but never forgotten.
You were the mother I never had. I can honestly say you were the first person I met who had unlimited amounts of love to give. The way you loved your kids made me feel warm just being next to such an unquenchable flame. I promise to carry on that same love in my life, Momma Murphy. I promise I am going to make you proud. I’m sorry I never got to say good bye. I will always carry love for you
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