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Submitted: 6/19/19 • Approved: 6/19/19 • Last Updated: 6/27/19 • R269241-G269241-S3
Flandreau - Carolyn J. Jewett, 48, lost her courageous battle with breast cancer at her home on Sunday with her loving family by her side.
She was born April 21, 1956, in North Platte, NE to James and Suzie (Halsey) Cullen. She attended grade school in Imperial, NE until the fourth grade. She attended school in Brandon prior to moving to Flandreau in 1969 and graduated from Falndreau High School in 1974. She then moved to St. Louis for a short time before returning to Flandreau in 1977. On Sept. 30, 1977, Carolyn married David P. Jewett in Flandreau. They made their home in Flandreau, with Carolyn working as a rural mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service. She retired from her job for the post office due to heath reasons in January 2003.
She is survived by her husband, Dave; 2 daughters, Jennifer (Akamu) Barboza and Jessica Jewett, both of Flandreau; a son, D.J. (Jodi), Mesa, AZ; her grandson, Logan; her mother, Suzie Cullen, Flandreau; 2 brothers, Michael (Betty(, Elkton, SD; John, Huntsville, AL; 5 sisters, Cathy (Troy) Smallfield, Colman, SD; Connie (Stan) Stone, Oneonta, NY; Tina (Kevin) Calanchini, Sacramento CA; Katie (Tim) Bauer, Spearfish, SD; and Collen (Andy) Wede, rural Flandreau; numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, Nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and a special brother, Bud (Carol) Salsbury. Carolyn was blessed with a host of wonderful friends who were priceless to her.
She was preceded in death by her son, Justin Michael Jewett, and her father, James Thomas Cullen.
Services will be at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Second Presbyterian Church, with burial in Ss. Simon and Jude Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 2 p..m. on Tuesday, with a 7 p.m. Prayer Service at Skroch Funeral Chapel.
Argus-Leader, Sioux Falls, SD, 21 September 2004, p10
Contributed on 6/19/19
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