Mary Murley


September 20, 1928 - September 2, 2018


Mary Murley, 89, Mitchell, died Sunday, September 2, 2018 at Avera Brady Health and Rehab in Mitchell.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Thursday, September 6 at Holy Family Catholic Church. Burial will be in Servicemen’s Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 pm Wednesday with a scripture service at 6:30 pm at Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell.

Mary Rita Murley was born September 20, 1928 in St. Paul, MN to Joseph and Helen (Gersbach) Miller. She grew up attending school in St. Paul and graduated with a Registered Nursing Degree from St. Cloud, MN. On May 12, 1951 she married Leo Francis Murley at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in St. Paul. Mary worked as a Registered Nurse at St. John’s Hospital in St. Paul, Mid Dakota Hospital in Chamberlain and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Mitchell. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, the Moose Lodge, the VFW and American Legion Auxiliary.

She is survived by five sons: Michael (Jean) Murley of Papillion, NE, Tim (Louise) Murley of Rock Springs, WY, Bill Murley of Littleton, CO, Mark (Carla) Murley of Lyman, WY, Greg (Colleen) Murley of Aberdeen, four daughters: Kathleen Murley of Westminster, CO, Patty (Doug) Konechne of Kimball, Sue Murley of Westminster, CO, Janet Murley of Littleton, CO, 15 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren and one brother, Fr. Vianney Miller, OFM of Brazil, South America.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Leo in 2005, two grandsons: Phillip Simek, Joshua Murley, great granddaughter, Anna Petersen, brother, Les Miller and sister-in-law, Marion Miller.


Wednesday, September 5, 2018
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:30 PM Scripture Service

Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, SD 57301


Thursday, September 6, 2018
10:30 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church
222 N Kimball St
Mitchell, SD 57301


Servicemen's Memorial Cemetery
Mitchell, SD

Posted by Gary Horrigan on September 8, 2018
So sorry for your loss. I’ll keep you in my thoughts and prayers.
Posted by Linda Bannwarth on September 6, 2018
Worked many nights with Mary at Saint Joseph hospital. She shared love to all her patients. May the angels help you through this difficult time.
Posted by Sharon Rehorst on September 6, 2018
Memorial sent to the SD Nurses Foundation in honor of Mary
Posted by Starette Nash on September 5, 2018
I’m so sorry to hear this news Mandy 💕. May your strength in faith get you through this difficult time.
Posted by Sacraments Landrum on September 5, 2018
Deepest condolences to the Murley family and friends for the loss of your loved one Mary. Please read God's wonderful promise for the loved ones we have lost in death it will give you hope and comfort during this difficult time Acts 24:15; John 5: 28, 29; Revelation 21: 1-5.
Posted by Charlie & Wanda Kobes on September 4, 2018
So sorry for your loss . Mary was a great lady that gave to all that she could . She was a wonderful nurse and person . She will be miss be by all that was blessed to know her . You all are our in our thoughts and prayers !
Posted by Cyndee & Steve Cox on September 4, 2018
You all are in our thoughts and prayers!
Posted by Linda Eggeman on September 4, 2018
My sympathy to you all. I was happy to have met her.
Posted by Vickie Brennan Dykes on September 4, 2018
I am sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers and thoughts will be with you. Sincerely Vickie
Posted by Val & Dawn Luckett & Family on September 4, 2018
Thoughts and Prayers
Posted by Glenda Bohlmann on September 4, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this difficult te!!
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