ESCANABA - Verna Cecilia Murray, 89, of 1214 S. 15th. St., Escanaba, passed away Tuesday, March 26, 2014, at Bishop Noa Home in Escanaba. She was born Feb. 20, 1925, in Escanaba and was the daughter of Matthew and Josephine (Miller) Decker. Verna graduated from Escanaba High School and then attended and graduated from the University of Wisconsin with her teaching degree. She taught school in Wisconsin for a few years.