Sally Jean (Pritchett) Manning, 84, of Burbank SD, passed away on Friday November 25, 2022, surrounded by her family at the Sanford Vermillion Care Center. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at St. Agnes Catholic Church, with a Rosary beginning at 10:00AM, and Funeral Mass at 10:30AM. A public visitation will be Monday, November 28, 2022, from 5:00-7:00PM with a Wake service beginning at 7:00PM.
Sally was born in Beloit, Wisconsin on December 12, 1937, to George and Leona Pritchett. She was the second of two children; she attended South Beloit High School. Sally met Dennis in 1955 when he arrived in Wisconsin from South Dakota to work
Sally and Dennis were married April 19, 1958 and would have celebrated their 65th anniversary in April of 2023. Sally and Dennis shared four children together.
In 1963 they moved back to South Dakota. She enjoyed cooking which led to working at the “Cavalier”, the “Kerry House”, “A&W” and lastly “The University of South Dakota” where she retired after 18 years.
Sally loved to bowl and had many stories to tell of the bowling trips she went on. She loved to travel with whomever she could get to ride along. Sally spent many hours at her children and grandchildren’s sporting events. She also enjoyed going antique shopping or shopping of any kind. Many spring and fall seasons you would find her taking meals to “the guys in the field” She was a devoted green bay packers fan.
Her most cherished role was being a loving wife to Dennis and beloved mother to her four children.
Sally is survived by her husband Dennis, one sister, Liz Shockley, children: Mike (Kathy) Manning, of Meckling, SD; Craig (Lesa) Manning of Royal, IA; Linda (Brad) Taylor of Ft. Pierre, SD; and Thad Manning of Burbank, SD; grandchildren: Brooke (Chase) Anglin, Christopher Anglin, Ethan (Valeria) Manning, Tanner (Mariah) Manning, Matt (Bonnie) Manning, Jess Manning, Alex (Becky) Manning, and Sydney Manning; along with six great grandchildren: Sophia, Eli, Emery, Lyra, Evelyn, and Orson
She was preceded in death by her parents George and Leona Pritchett