Jeanette Culhane, Oro Valley, Ariz.Jeanette Ann Culhane, 84, Oro Valley, Ariz., and Mitchell, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at her home in Oro Valley under hospice care.
Jeanette Ann Culhane, 84, Oro Valley, Ariz., and Mitchell, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at her home in Oro Valley under hospice care.
She was born on Oct. 14, 1928.
Memorial services and burial will be at a later date in Mitchell.
Prayer services will be from 4 to 6 p.m. today at Rancho Vistoso Memorial Chapel, Oro Valley.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bittner Funeral Chapel, Mitchell.
She was born at Ethan to Leo and Dorothy (Hohn) Coyne.
She grew up at Ethan, where she attended grade school and graduated from Notre Dame High School in Mitchell in 1946.
She also attended St. Teresa College in Winona, Minn.
On Sept. 2, 1948, she married Donald Culhane in Mitchell.
She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, the 20th Century Club, Oscar Howe Museum Madrigal and Avera Queen of Peace Hospital Auxiliary.
She is survived by her husband, Donald; five sons: Terry (Sue), Omaha, Neb.; Kevin (Margi), Sioux Falls; Steven (Bonny), Mitchell; Mark (Michelle), Atherton, Calif.; and Christopher (Camy), Rapid City; four daughters: Karen (Bob) Twitchell, Rockville, Md.; Ann (Tom) Neale, Danville, Calif.; Donna (Wayne) Eberenz, Knoxville, Tenn.; and Constance (Bill) Kaminski, LaPorte, Ind.; 22 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, two sisters: Eileen (Claire) Tystad, Gering, Neb.; and Carol (Roman) Pumper, Fort Meyers, Fla.; and one brother, Jim (Frances) Coyne, New York, N.Y.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Tystad, and husband Milo; and two brothers: Pat and Mike Coyne.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to be made to the Don and Jean Culhane Endowment in care of the Mitchell Foundation for Catholic Education, 1510 W. Elm, Mitchell, S.D. 57301.