Amy Lynn Manning, 17, of Miller, S.D., died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2004.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 2 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in
Miller with the Rev. Gary Anderson officiating. Burial will be in G.A.R. Cemetery, Miller.
Casketbearers will be Steve, Curt, Scott and Terry Manning, Clayton, Bryon and Jay
Welk and Dustin Murray. Honorary casketbearers will be the Miller High School Class of
2004, Payten and Quinton Campbell and all of Amy's cousins.
Reck Funeral Home, Miller, is in charge of arrangements.
Amy Lynn Manning was born January 24, 1986 in Miller to Brad and Fay (Welk)
Manning. She attended school in the Miller School District since elementary and was
currently a senior at Miller High School.
She was employed at Hand In Hand Day Care and was a lifeguard for the Miller
Municipal Swimming Pool. She was CPR certified. She was active in the community and school.
She was a boys basketball statistician for four years, girls basketball statistician for two
years, track and volleyball statistician, student member of the Miller Area Community
Foundation committee since her sophomore year and has been in band since fifth
grade. She was on the "B" honor roll, winner of the National Honor Society Outstanding
Achievement Service Award. She was a Homecoming Queen candidate and worked as an aide in the office for Miller High School.
She was confirmed and a member of Trinity Lutheran Church. She loved babysitting
children, especially Payten and Quinton.
Survivors include her parents, Brad and Fay Manning of Miller; a brother, Kristopher
Manning of Sioux Falls; paternal grandparents, Artie and Janice Manning; maternal
grandparents, Arthur and Darla Welk; paternal great-grandmother, Ruth Bertsch;
maternal great-grandmother, Margaret Lewellen, all of Miller; many aunts, uncles and
cousins; and many cherished friends and classmates.
Amy Lynn Manning
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