Janice Buckley


December 16, 1953 - May 22, 2017


Janice Buckley, 63, Rapid City, SD and formerly of Mitchell, died Monday, May 22, 2017 at the Dougherty Hospice House in Sioux Falls.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Friday, May 26 at the Bittner Funeral Chapel in Mitchell. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery in Mitchell. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 pm Thursday at the Bittner Funeral Chapel.

Janice Marie Buckley was born December 16, 1953 in Mitchell, SD to Norman and Irene (Sigmund) Hohn. She grew up near Letcher and graduated from Letcher High School in 1972. On November 11, 1978 she married Gary Lee Buckley in Mitchell. They resided in Rapid City where Janice was employed by Scheels for over twenty years. Jan was an avid hunter, bow hunter and thoroughly enjoyed the outdoors. She holds the world record for the largest Black Bear killed by a woman with bow and arrow.

She is survived by one brother, Larry (Maribeth) Hohn, one nephew, Travis Hohn, step-nephew, Justin (Grace) Hoek, great nephew and niece, Mason and Molly Hohn, step-great niece and nephew, Jazzmyn and Vyncent Hoek and father and mother-in-law, Ray and Evelyn Buckley all of Mitchell.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Gary on November 24, 2008, brother, Gerald Hohn in July 2016 and an infant brother.


Thursday, May 25, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, SD 57301


Friday, May 26, 2017
10:30 AM
Bittner Funeral Chapel
805 West Havens
Mitchell, SD 57301


Calvary Cemetery
Mitchell, SD

Posted by Mason hohn on December 25, 2019
She was the best aunt ever and she is in a better place now
Posted by Robyn Miller on June 6, 2017
So sorry to hear of your loss. I worked with Janice many years ago at Mid-State Camper sales. She was such a great lady.
Posted by Nancy Kelly on May 25, 2017
Larry, Travis & families-Prayers & thoughts are with you. Janice was always kind & gentle to me & I considered her a friend. I know she's at peace and with her lossed loves (husband & Jerry)!!! RIP Janice!
Posted by Darlis Perry on May 24, 2017
Larry, Travis and family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. I am sorry to hear of your loss. Janice is now at home with the Lord and her family and with no more suffering.
Posted by Bonnie LaMont on May 24, 2017
Larry and family, sorry for your loss, my prayers are with you..
Posted by Lorrie Galles on May 24, 2017
So long good friend, we shared a great deal of laughs and tears in our 20 years. You are missed.
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