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ATLANTA -- Mary V. Liesman, 80, of
Atlanta, died Monday, Nov. 30, 2009, at 12:05 a.m. at St. Clara's
Manor in Lincoln.
Her funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Quiram-Peasley Funeral
Home in Atlanta. Pastor David Ramirez will officiate.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5 to 7
p.m. Tuesday and for a half-hour prior to the
service on Wednesday.
Burial will be in Roaches
Chapel Cemetery, rural McLean.
Mrs. Liesman retired in July 1986 from the
administration department at Abraham Lincoln
Memorial Hospital after 30 years of service.
She was born April 8, 1929, in Bloomington to
Albert P. and Leona Fagerburg Martin. She married
Merle L. Liesman on Feb. 28, 1947, in Lincoln. He
preceded her in death on Jan. 30, 2000, in
Mrs. Liesman is survived by her son, Larry (and
Mary Sue) Liesman of Atlanta; one granddaughter,
Staci (and Jeff) Thommes of Farmington, Minn.; two
stepgranddaughters, Diana (and Kevin) Parkhouse of
El Paso and Hayley (and Jordan) Sax of Normal; two
sisters-in-law, Diane Liesman of Washington, D.C.,
and Marilyn (and Ed) Bevard of Iowa; one
great-granddaughter, Ali Thommes; one
great-grandson, Rylan Thommes; two
step-great-granddaughters, Makenna Parkhouse and
Laynie Sax; and one step-great-grandson, Nick
She was also preceded in death by one grandson,
Jon J. Liesman; four sisters; and two brothers.
She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in
Lincoln and the American Legion Auxiliary in
She was a 1947 graduate of Bloomington High
Mary was a loving mother and grandmother who enjoyed
spending time with her family. She also had many
cherished friends who meant the world to her. She
will be missed by all who knew her. They are thankful in the hope that she is now resting in
peace with our Lord.
Memorials may be designated to Zion Lutheran
Church in Lincoln or Roaches Chapel Cemetery, rural
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