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Jeanne "Kathy" Katherine Donahue

Jeanne "Kathy" Katherine Donahue, 69 of Beulah, Wyoming, passed away on October 12, 2022.

Memorial services will be Wednesday, October 26 at 3 p.m. at Fidler-Isburg Funeral Chapel in Spearfish, South Dakota. A celebration of life will follow at the Buffalo Jump located in Beulah.

Kathy was born on May 12, 1953, in Chadron, Nebraska, to Dick and Jean Reitz. In her youth, Kathy enjoyed performing gymnastics and competed in track.

She moved to Denver, Colorado, after graduating high school and earned her nursing degree. Her work career spanned many specialties including nursing, insurance and real estate.

During her marriage to Henry Tullo she had her two beloved children, Jimmy and Jamie Tullo. Kathy met Pat Donahue and married the love of her life on August 6, 1989. Once her first grandchild arrived, her entire focus was wrapped around each one.

Kathy is survived by her husband, Pat Donahue of Beulah; her children, Jim Tullo of Phoenix, Arizona, Jamie Tullo (Mike Scott) of Rapid City, South Dakota; stepchildren, Stefani Thornton (Glen) of Englewood, Florida and Shannon Pedersen (Shawn) of Gillette, Wyoming; grandchildren, Markus and Maddox Tullo, Julian and Jaelah Scott and Tate LaPlaunt (Megan); great-grandchildren, Makenzie and Olivia; siblings, Jim (PA) Reitz of Ft. Worth, Texas, Judy Tausan of Chadron, Janice Strotheide of Chadron and Joan Reitz of Chadron.

Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Dick and Jean Reitz; her brother-in-law, Dan Donahue; sister-in-law, Joan Peterson and father-in-law, Big Jack.

Arrangements are under the care of Fidler-Roberts & Isburg Funeral Chapel of Sundance. Online condolences may be written at