Elizabeth Wulf, 97
Submitted by Gayle M. Garrett
Elizabeth Wulf was born May 18, 1912, in rural Barton County, KS to the late
George and Mollie Nee (Bender) Deines. She passed away Sunday, March 14, 2010 in
the Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital in WaKeeney at the age of 97.
On March 12, 1933, Elizabeth married Wesley Daubert, He passed away in 1947. She
then married Henry Wulf on January 29, 1949 in the Zion Lutheran Church at Trego
Center. Henry passed away in 1971.
Elizabeth was a member of the Bethlehem Lutheran Church and numerous
organizations and activities. She was an avid seamstress and sewed many years to
help support the family after the loss of her husband. Many times, her family
depended on her to nurse their sickly plants back to health as she was known for
her green thumb.
Survivors include two daughters, Shirley Neff Mai and husband, Don, Kathryn
Wulf; four grandchildren, Wesley Daubert, Kenneth Neff and wife, Renee, Shelley
Berning and husband, Ted, Deborah Spratlen and husband, Royce; eight
great-grandchildren, Denise Neff and fiancˇ, Kody Moody, Matthew and Brandon
Neff, Nicholas, Nathan, Nolan, Bethany, and Noah Berning; and a
great-great-grandson, Nathan Neff.
Those preceding her in death were her husbands, Wesley and Henry ; two sons,
Wesley Dean and Larry Dwayne Daubert; a son-in-law, Leon Neff; four brothers,
Sam, Fred, Julius and Leo Deines; four sisters, Mollie Ehrlich, Leah Gideon
Heronemus, Elma Dirks, and Pauline Perkins.
Services for Elizabeth were held Wednesday, March 17, 2010 in Bethlehem Lutheran
Church at WaKeeney with Pastor Randy Gibbs officiating. Interment is in WaKeeney City Cemetery.