Amanda Jucht was born July 24, 1920 in Alpena, SD to Edward and Christina (Fauth) Meyer. She grew up attending school in Beadle County and graduated from Bridgewater High School. On January 21, 1941 she married Edwin Jucht. They farmed southwest of Emery until retiring in 1987. She was a member of the Plum Creek Baptist Church and the Missionary Church in Freeman. Amanda enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking and baking.
She is survived by one daughter, Shirley Cox, Freeman SD; four sons: James (Lois) Jucht and John (Carol) Jucht, both of Sioux Falls SD, Mark (Renee) Jucht, LaQuinta CA and Todd (Christie) Jucht, Sammamish WA; two sisters: LuElla Heitzman, Seattle WA and Jeannine Scharich, Portland OR; twelve grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edwin, four sisters and two brothers.