Sally Ann (Manley) Ebenreiter of Gillett passed away peacefully on September23, 2020, at the age of 89. She was born on December 8, 1930, in Janesville, WI, to the late Thomas and Millie (Thuenen) Manley. She graduated from Portage High School in 1948, and attended UW-Madison where she earned her BS in Home Economics and Child Development in 1952. From 1952-1953, Sally taught in the Home Economics Department of Highland Park, IL.
On August 22, 1953, Sally married the late Thomas (Tom) Ebenreiter. Sally is survived by three daughters, Sue Ebenreiter (Bob Shaffer), Carol (Mark) Mosher, Lisa (Jon) Streu; and four granddaughters, Lori and Emily Mosher and Abigail and Elena Streu.
Through the years Sally was very active in the Gillett community volunteering and holding various positions with the American Red Cross, Girl Scouts of America, American Legion Auxiliary, Gillett Women’s Club, Gillett Public Library, Community Memorial Hospital Auxiliary-Oconto Falls, St. John’s Lutheran Church and was a founding member of the Sunshine Child Care Center.
In addition to serving her community, Sally loved playing bridge, traveling both domestically and internationally, cheering on the Packers and Badgers, and cooking for friends and family.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the caring staff of Nazareth Health and Rehabilitation Center and Heartland Hospice.
The family has already held a private burial.
A service to honor Sally’s memory will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Sunshine Child Care Center, Gillett Public Library, Gillett Historical Society, Nazareth Health and Rehabilitation Center or for your convenience forwarded to Kuehl Funeral Home, 108 East Main Street, Post Office Box 317, Gillett, WI 54124.
Kuehl Funeral Home Gillett was honored to serve the family.
To the whole Ebenreiter family, Sally was the best. As her trainer it was an honor and privilege to help keep Sally going and moving strong. I will miss Sally and Im blessed to know my friendship with Sally will remain forever in my heart. “Get with the program” is a phrase I’ll always think of Sally, and am honored she said to me! God bless and may you be in peace Sally.
-Kevin Smith (always your PT trainer)
She was a great lady
To the Ebenreiter girls,
I was proud to have known Sally and Tom too. I served on committee at church with her and it was always nice to see her smiling face come into church with Karen Eiseth. I will miss her
My sincere sympathy to the Ebenreiter family for the loss of a very special mother, friend and teacher. Your mother made a great difference in my life . She taught me much and always cared. God Bless.