Mary Lierlye-Wulf 92, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at The Monarch in Lincoln.
She was born in North Platte on May 1, 1925, to Albert and Gladys LeDioyt.
She graduated from Paxton High School and Colorado Women’s College.
She married Clarence Lierley on Dec. 31, 1947, and they had three children.
She was a homemaker in Paxton until Clarence passed away in 1966.
She moved to Kearney to attend Kearney State College where she earned her bachelor’s and masters of art degrees.
She was a graduate assistant and later a full professor teaching art appreciation.
She took a year sabbatical to obtain her Ph.D. in art history in Denton, Texas, at the University of North Texas.
In 1990, she retired, moved to Lincoln and married Lawrence Wulf.
She enjoyed dancing, playing cards, traveling and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Lierley; daughter-in-law, Mona Lierley; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Archie and Joyce Lierley.
She is survived by her husband, Lawrence Wulf of Lincoln; daughters, Kathie (Gary) Hartman of Meaquite, Nev.; and Jeannie (Terry) Reimers of Ogallala; son, Pat Lierley of Grant: stepchildren, Dennis (Sharon) Wulf of Meeteetse, Wyo.; Brian (Dixie) Wulf of Lincoln and Becky (Rob) McKim of Stillwater, Minn.,: grandchildren, Morgan (Mike) Baker, Shelby (Mitch) Cotner, Ramsey Lierley, Murphy (Kelli) Lierley, Randi (Matt) Broekemeier and Kali (Chris) McKeon; nephews, Ken and Fred Lierley of Paxton; and 11 great-grandchildren.