SALINA — Kathryn J. "Kathy" Breer, 72, passed away peacefully with family by her side on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, in Salina. Kathy was born Nov. 14, 1946, in Topeka, to Herbert and Mertie (Bramlett) Whitehead.

Kathy graduated from Silver Lake High School in Silver Lake, Kan., in 1964.

On Nov. 15, 1969, she married Larry Breer. Together they raised their daughter, Debbie.

Kathy had a banking career that spanned more than 40 years. She also loved going to KSU women’s basketball games, making quilts and other crafts.

Kathy was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her husband, Larry; daughter, Debbie Swingle (Derek); four siblings, Bob Whitehead (Sharyl), Barbara Crump (Mike), Phyllis Dolechek (Dennis) and Jim Whitehead (Barbara); and numerous cousins,  nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, with rosary recited at 6 p.m., all at Ryan Mortuary.

Funeral Mass will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, at St. Mary Queen of the Universe Catholic Church.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Salina or St. Mary’s Church, in care of Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth St., Salina, KS 67401.

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