Margaret "Babe" Manning

Margaret “Babe” Manning, 98, of Vermillion, SD died Monday, August 1 at the Sanford Care Center. Margaret was born June 24, 1924 in Mayfield, SD (Rural Irene, SD). She was the 5th of nine children born to John and Agnes (Healy) Christopher. She graduated Irene High School, Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD and NBI in Sioux City, Iowa.

Babe married Philip Manning May 12, 1947 at St. Columba Church in Mayfield. Philip died Nov. 23rd, 2001 at home in Vermillion, SD. She was also preceded in death by her parents, and 8 siblings. Survivors include her 11 children, Maureen Vanderhoff Ft Collins, CO, Diane (Greg) Schultz of Austin, TX, Mary Margaret (Calvin) Strom of Ft. Collins, CO, Denise (Blake) Munro of Boulder, CO, Pat (Kathy) Manning, Dan (Anne), Tom Manning all of Vermillion, Brian Manning, Sioux Falls, Joan (Mike) Emarine, Denver, CO, Mark (Carrie) Manning of Lincoln, NE, Tim (Shelly) Manning of Eden Prairie, MN, she is also survived by 13 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and several step grandchildren and 1 sister in law, Darlene Christopher from Humphrey, NE.