Carolyn Elizabeth Breitenbach, age 94, passed away July 6, 2016 at Phillips County Hospital, Phillipsburg, KS. She was born on Nov. 23, 1921 in Henderson, KY, the daughter of James Rudy and Elizabeth (Raber) Bryant. In May of 1946, she married Bernard F. Breitenbach at Henderson, KY, he preceded her in death.
She was a licensed funeral director and owner of Breitenbach Mortuary in Macksville from 1946-85. She attended two years of Christian College in Columbia, MO. Her memberships include, the Macksville Christian Church, CWF, Kansas Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. Survivors include her daughter, Tyna Stoutimore (Scott), Phillipsburg, KS; a grandchild, Calli Casper (Eric); three great grandchildren, Kayden, Parker and Riya Casper; four nieces, Martha Bowman, Mary Ann Schinstock, Judy Bowman, Debbie Thurman; two nephews, John Bowman and Randy Prewitt. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother, Rudy Bryant and a sister, Rebecca Prewitt.
Funeral service will be 10:30 AM, Monday, July 11, 2016 at the Macksville Christian Church with Pastor Carey Haner presiding. Burial will follow in the Farmington Cemetery, Macksville, KS. Visitation will be on Sunday from 1-6 PM at the funeral home in St. John. Memorials may be given to Relay For Life of Phillips County, in care of Minnis Chapel, P.O. Box 34, ST. JOHN, KS 67576.