Virginia Lee Wyatt was born March 16, 1942 at Lanesboro, MN to Harold and Virginia (Bammert) Tienter. She grew up and attended school at Preston, MN, and graduated from Emmetsburg High School in Emmetsburg, IA, in 1958. She married Ronald Wyatt in December of 1962, at Emmetsburg, IA. She operated the Tyndall Lanes in Tyndall, was produce manager of Jones Food in Viborg and was manager of the Pump-N-Stuff in Yankton. In 1997 she retired and moved to Mitchell. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church, the Red Hat Society and had been a member of the Daughters of the American Legion. She thoroughly enjoyed life, her family and grandchildren. She also enjoyed cooking, quilting, sewing, gardening, fishing and antiquing.
She is survived by four children: Daniel (Charity) Wyatt, Madison, SD, Virginia “Jinjer” Lucklum, Sioux Falls, SD, Constance (Steve) Ireland, Mitchell, SD, William (Suzette) Wyatt, Mitchell, SD; fourteen grandchildren: Amanda, Michael, David, Justine, Josh, Jon, Elijah, Andy, Kelly, Maggie, Michelle, Erik, Hunter, Julia; one brother, David (Anne) Tienter, Port St. Lucie, FL; and two sisters, Peggy (Denny) Brusse, Preston, MN, and Christine (John) Heruth, Rochester, MN. She was preceded in death by her parents.