Elisabeth Manning, 85, of Lampasas died March 13, 2020 at Hill Country Nursing and Rehab in Copperas Cove.

Her body will be cremated. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.

Elisabeth was born May 12, 1934 in Munich, Germany to Johna Maier and Elise (Esterl) Maier.

She married Thomas R. Manning on May 6, 1964 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and had been a resident of the area since 1982.

She was a housewife. Elisabeth loved doing ceramics, craft shows, reading, all kinds of animals, knitting and trying new things. She raised German Shepherds. She also helped deliver Meals on Wheels.

Elisabeth is survived by her husband; sons Santee D. Manning and Tommy Manning; daughter, Dianna Rhodes; sister, Johanna Schoell; grandchildren Christina Lincoln, Bryan Manning, Johnathon Manning, Chelsea Manning, Stephen Buchanan and Colby Manning; seven greatgrandchildren; niece, Christine; and nephew, Thomas.