Chad L. Murley

Oct 8, 2017
Murley, Chad


Memorial service at 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 13, 2017 at Kearns Funeral Service Kimball Chapel

Honorary casket bearers will be Chris Bauer, Aaron Foster, Denver Foote, Justin Foote, Justin Hoppner, Corey Williams, and Darin Brincks


One hour prior to the service


Inurnment at a later date in the Garden of Memories Cemetery


In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund to benefit Chad’s children has been established at Veridian Credit Union


Chad L. Murley, age 36, of La Porte City, died Sunday, October 8, 2017 at his home. 

He was born December 30, 1980 in Iowa City, the son of James Lynn and Carol Jean (Landis) Murley. 

Chad graduated from Waterloo East High School with the Class of 1999. He was united in marriage with Ashley Glaze in 2004 in Cedar Falls and they were later divorced. 

Chad was employed at Pearson Wall Systems in Cedar Rapids for 10 years. He was a member of Local 308 Carpenter’s Union in Cedar Rapids and Black Hawk Archers. He enjoyed cooking and loved all types of hunting with his best friend Sabbie. 

Survivors include his children, Kinsie and Tyce Murley at home; his parents, Jim and Carol Murley of Palo, IA; a sister, Michelle (Chris) Bauer of Waterloo; a brother, Aaron (Kiersten) Foster of Waverly; a niece and nephew, Brody and Layla Bauer of Waterloo; his paternal grandparents, Richard and Betty Murley of Waterloo and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Billie and Donna Landis.

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  1. Esther | Oct 17, 2017

    I'm saddened to learn of Chad's passing. Pray to God for the strength to get through this

    difficult time.  God is aware of the pain you're experiencing.  Many people have found

    comfort from the promise made in Revelation 21:3,4 where it states that sickness and

    death will be destroyed in God's own due time.  I hope this promise will be a source

    of comfort for you.

  2. Jody Wray | Oct 13, 2017
    Sending thoughts and prayers to the family. I didn't know Chad but my daughter, Teri  and Michelle were good friends in school. May all the great memories bring you confort and peace.
  3. Kimberly Frost | Oct 11, 2017
    So sorry for your loss.  Thoughts and prayers for you all.
  4. Terry Lynn Steffes | Oct 11, 2017
    I am so very sorry for your loss.  Chad was a friend and classmate of my son Jared.  I had the pleasure of coaching Chad in 8th grade when he was a member of our AAU basketball team the Tarheels.  He was such a fine young man.  I will pray for your family during this time of sadness.  Again, I am so very sorry for your loss.
  5. Cheryl Mummelthie | Oct 11, 2017
    We are so saddened for your loss. Chad was a great friend to Chad and we have so many fond memories of him and friends. Our heart goes out to you at this sad time. May  God help you get through and keep you close in his memories. So very sorry. Cheryl Mummelthie and family sending love and prayers to you all 
  6. Kevin Grewe | Oct 11, 2017
    My heart hurts for you Carol and Jim. May God be with you as you walk through the next days. Hold dearly to the memories.
  7. nena trumbley | Oct 10, 2017
    Sending thoughts and prayers
  8. Tony | Oct 10, 2017
    Still in shock.  You will never know how much you will be missed Chad!  You always greeted everyone with a warm smile and always were open to a conversation no matter the topic.  This isnt goodbye, but until we see you again, we love you and will miss you!
  9. Jenn Bonefas | Oct 10, 2017

    Thoughts and prayers to family and friends

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