Sharon Kay Herrick was born February 5, 1958 in Mitchell to Gene and Joan (Craig) Tuffs. She grew up in Mitchell, graduating from Mitchell High School in 1976 and from Mitchell Technical Institute in 1977 with a degree in nursing. On July 20, 1985 she married Robert Herrick. While living in Mitchell she was employed at the Dr. Bruce Johnson Chiropractic Clinic, the Methodist Hospital and the Wilge Memorial Home. She enjoyed time surrounded by her family, sewing and going camping.
She is survived by her husband, Robert; seven children: Nicole Herrick of Harrisburg; Travis Herrick, Jarrod Herrick, Ashley Herrick, Kyelle Herrick, Camron Herrick and Colton Herrick all of Emery; three grandchildren: Gavin, Josie and Sophia; her mother, Joan Tuffs of Sioux Falls; three sisters: Pat Tuffs and Susie Tuffs of Sioux Falls and Carol Tuffs of Tea. She was preceded in death by her father.