Vera Donna Pritchard

2/9/1931 ~ 2/20/2021

Vera Donna Pritchard, 90 of Ephraim, Utah, passed away December 20, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born February 9, 1931 to Ira and Vera Brink Dahm in Sacramento, California. She married Leonard A. Pritchard on October 24, 1948 in Reno Nevada. Together they had two children Cookie Pritchard, and Bud (Donna Lue) Pritchard. The family moved from San Jose, California in 1965 and started the Stagg Camper business. They sold it and built the Iron Horse Motel in 1976. Donna and her husband ran the motel for forty years. Donna and her daughter Cookie raised, owned, and showed world champion AQHA Champion Quarter Horses for many years. She loved breeding and raising the foals, and having her Aussie dogs, Trouble and Sweetie. Donna was a 4-H horse leader in Ephraim for many years.
She is survived by her daughter Cookie Pritchard and son Bud (Donna Lue) Pritchard, both of Ephraim, Utah; grandson Jeromy Colt (Tabitha) Pritchard; great grandson Gage Pritchard. Donna was preceded in death by her husband Leonard and grandson Ryan Pritchard; brothers Donald Brink and Ira Dahm.
To celebrate her life Donna would love you to donate to Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, UT.

3 Responses to “Vera Donna Pritchard”

  1. Lenore peterson says:

    Thank you to the Pritchard family for 50 plus years of friendship.

  2. So sorry for the family. She had a good life and that is what most of us want. We send our condolences Chris and Teri.

  3. Kate Carney says:

    Cookie, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother this holiday season. Condolences to you and your family.