Jeanette Ann Culhane was born October 14, 1928 at Ethan, SD 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, MN. On September 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, NE; Kevin (Margi), Sioux Falls; Steven (Bonny), Mitchell; Mark (Michelle), Atherton, CA;; Christopher (Camy), Rapid City; four daughters: Karen (Bob) Twitchell, Rockville, MD; Ann (Tom) Neale, Danville, CA; Donna (Wayne) Eberenz, Knoxville, TN; Constance (Bill) Kaminski, LaPorte, IN; 22 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, two sisters: Eileen (Claire) Tystad, Gering, NE; Carol (Roman) Pumper, Fort Meyers, FL; and one brother, Jim (Frances) Coyne, New York, NY.
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, SD.